Category «Projects»

ALICE-POLIS Webinar on May 23: Collaborative Urban Logistics

You are invited to join the 2nd Webinar of ALICE-POLIS webinar series on urban freight on May 23: 14:00-15:00. This webinar is dedicated to Collaborative Urban Logistics including collaborative transport and logistics hubs for last-mile delivery. You can join the webinar via: https://us06web.zoom.us/j/86827851672. However, you are encouraged to register for the event: please register. Draft agenda: Story from Antwerp, …

BOOSTLOG has mapped and assessed more than 160 EU-funded R&D projects in city logistics

Freight transport and logistics face critical challenges to address climate change, ensure supply chains are well functioning, and people are served with the required type of goods and services. In particular, coping with the expected growth of freight transportation and transition to zero-emission logistics up to 2030 requires collaboration speeding up innovation.  BOOSTLOG Vision is …

London riverboat deliveries to Guy’s Hospital

Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust started a pilot with a daily riverboat delivery. This service would help Guy’s and St Thomas’ work towards reaching net-zero carbon emissions by 2030 and support the Mayor of London’s aim to reduce the number of lorries and vans entering central London in the morning peak by 10% …

IKEA invests in what3words technology

Ingka Investments, the investment arm of Ingka Group, owner and operator of 389 IKEA stores and e-commerce in 32 countries, has invested close to GBP 12 million in location technology what3words. The investment will be used to launch the company in new international markets while continuing to develop partners within the e-commerce and logistics sector.

LEAD report sheds light on the main challenges in city logistics

The resilience of the logistics chains is essential and has been increasingly put to test with the dawn of on-demand logistics, attempting to accommodate citizen’s expectations for fast delivery at low or even or zero cost. City logistics have long been an important element of sustainable urban mobility, with its importance being further reinforced with the …

A guide to planning city logistics with cargobikes

A new guide equips readers with inspiration for moving cities towards cycle logistics cargo bike hubs. Though there’s nothing particularly new about cargo bikes, the world has seen a growing trend in using them for a plethora of different purposes, one of these being for deliveries around cities.