Category «Projects»

Smart procurement for better transport: SPICE project

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The SPICE project collects and assesses current practices of public procurements for sustainable transport and mobility projects in Europe, and shares good practices with other public procurers. The project aims to facilitate dialogues between public procurers and suppliers and develop recommendations on procurement procedures in order to enable fast adoption of innovative and sustainable technologies.

Research project DynaLOAD: planning and DYNAmic management of urban LOADing and unloading areas


The DynaLOAD project by the University of Rome Tor Vergata aims at developing methods and tools that supports city planners in planning delivery scenarios and in managing and controlling the occupancy of urban areas for loading and unloading operations. Traditionally, delivery areas are defined in order to answer local problems without knowing the consequences at the global …

Kaduna (Nigeria): urban freight of perishable goods by rail

The Kaduna State governor, Malam Nasir el-Rufai, on Wednesday 9th November 2016 commissioned  a new perishable produce railway logistics system at Dutsen Wai in Kubau Local Government Area of the state. This new system, which is the result of partnership between Growth and Employment in States – Wholesale and Retail Trade (GEMS4) and Connect Rail …