Civitas cities encourage the use of cleaner freight vehicles and are developing solutions to better coordinate freight logistics. The Civitas Learning Centre contains a large library of free e-learning resources about all aspects of sustainable mobility, including urban freight. The e-learning program comes with tests and certification.
The city of Stockholm has designed a strategy for freight which fits in the overall sustainable urban mobility planning strategy. The integration of urban freight in the transport strategy made Stockholm qualify as one of the three finalists for the 5th EU SUMP Award on the topic of urban freight.
Disruptions due to construction activities will increase substantially in Dutch cities over the coming years. But setting up smart construction logistics in advance will prevent most of the disruption, argue Walther Ploos van Amstel and René Postulart. “That that will not only save money, as the Dutch logistics sector has calculated, but also immediately cut …
DHL Parcels is testing the use barges for shipments to central Gothenburg (S) which are then distributed by cargobike in the city.
The European project SUCCESS – Sustainable Urban Consolidation CentrES for conStruction – delivered a report on business models for construction consolidation centers. This report is very useful to organise suitable Business Models for the implementation of logistics hubs for city logistics by the construction industry.