April 16 is the inspirational Conference on the occasion Of The 10th Anniversary Of Binnenstadservice in Nijmegen. The conference gives the floor to important stakeholders in city logistics to exchange operational experience, knowledge and innovations on European Urban Freight consolidation.
Paragon has enhanced its routing and scheduling software to address the challenges associated with planning for electric and hybrid vehicles. With a growing number of logistics operations now committed to low-emission, fuel-efficient technology, this latest development will enable transport planners to better utilise vehicles that have limited ranges.
The HVTT15 (Heavy Vehile Transport technology) offers a worldwide platform for transportation companies, researchers, policy makers, regulators, OEMs and suppliers and the transport industry, to exchange knowledge and experiences in order to support the development of a safe, sustainable, efficient and productive road freight transport. The conference takes place October 2-5 2018 in Rotterdam (NL).
Traffic volumes of all vehicular modes have decreased over the last two decades by at least one-third, says a new report from the City of London. Except walking and cycling, which increased. The report suggests that the drop in motor vehicle use, but huge uplift in bike use, was kick-started by the introduction of the congestion …
It’s easy to envision self-driving trucks safely and efficiently carrying shipments down highways. But that’s only part of any product’s journey between manufacturers and customers. How will the new mobility ecosystem handle the whole trip, including last-mile delivery?
The Urban Freight Platform invites you to submit abstracts to the 3rd VREF Conference on Urban Freight. The conference will present current issues influencing urban freight research and discuss the complexity of designing urban space and managing flows for liveable cities on 17-19 October 2018, Gothenburg (S).
In more and more cities pedestrians are reclaiming the city. They want clean air, healthy neighbourhoods safety, less noise and most of all: a space to enjoy! The next years urban planners will work on walkable cities. This will have a big impact on the design of cities and residential areas and the way companies …
In the past two years, Ecorys supported the European Commission via the ‘Study on urban mobility – Preparation of EU guidelines on urban logistics’. This study was led by a consortium formed by Ecorys, University of Antwerp, University of Lisbon, and Prof. Laetitia Dablanc.
Crowdshipping might seem the ultimate solution for city logistics, though executing a seamless operation with outdated systems can be a hassle. If the correct tools are not used properly, companies could spend too much time labeling, sorting and routing shipments .
As the steady rise of e-commerce pushes logistics companies and their retail partners to deliver more parcels, faster, speedy delivery is becoming a major competitive advantage. And no company has capitalized on this opening like Amazon, which has made a name for itself in fulfillment with its Prime and Prime Now delivery offerings.