Category «Food for thoughts»

What opportunities do urban waterways offer for city logistics?

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City logistics transport became a specific research topic as the general awareness of the increasingly negative effects of freight delivery activities on local liveability grows. The awareness for external costs (congestion, emissions, noise and road safety) grew. As a result, (local) authorities implemented specific city logistics policies. Often, these limit the free, flow of traffic, …

It’s Green Postal Day today

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A Green Postal Day has been added to the mobility actions in the European Mobility Week campaign and Zero Emissions Day. “Green Postal Day” promotes sustainable mobility and climate protection. This year will mark the world’s very first Green Postal Day, in which eighteen postal companies across the globe are participating.

JustEat and Take Away: friend or foe?

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It seems like a boy’s book story. Dutch Jitse Groen, founder of Thuisbezorgd.nl, Take Away, will create one of the largest meal delivery companies in the world with the merger with JustEat. With a leading position in Europe, Take Away makes it even harder for competitors Uber Eats and Deliveroo to make money. What are …

HoReCa: the next frontier in city logistics?

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In major cities, almost one in four retail spaces is HoReCa and his number is increasing. Thousands of HoReCa entrepreneurs receive their products from many small distributors every day. As a result, the HoReCa distribution of food services is growing fast. Researchers from the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences did research into HoReCa distribution in Amsterdam and offer …

Join the call for zero emission freight vehicles

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We are very excited to share with you the Call for Zero Emission Freight Vehicles. Developed by TDA’s Community of Interest on Urban Freight, this call aims to accelerate the uptake of clean freight vehicles. TDA will collect signatures of stakeholders planning to transition to zero emission freight vehicles and promote this call so more vehicle …

July 16-18: EcommerceWiki Week in Amsterdam (NL)

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On July 16-18 2019, join the Ecommerce Foundation and the Hogeschool van Amsterdam (NL) on its event EcommerceWiki Week. It is a 3-day refresher course and summer academy in an Amsterdam. Get practical knowledge and insights about ecommerce with experts in their fields, on how to: attract new customers, convert them and how to make …