Nowadays, more and more residents live in cities. These cities are most of the time created in the time of the Industrial Revolution. You can imagine the structure of a city with industrial and economic -shopping and leisure – and living areas, all interconnected by an infrastructure for public an private transport of persons and …
The International Physical Internet Conference 2018 from June 18-22 in Groningen (NL) aims to provide an open forum for researchers, industry representatives, government officials and citizens to together explore, discuss, introduce leading edge concepts, methodologies, recent projects, technological advancements, start-up for Physical Internet implementation.
Dutch company ViriCiti has entered a partnership with Simacan to develop a new online tool that predicts the energy usage and savings per route by driving electric. The ‘EV Fleet Analyzer’ thus provides insights in when the deployment of electric distribution vehicles is profitable. With this tool, ViriCiti and Simacan aim to increase the use …
Next-generation robotics, AI, AVs, blockchain, big data analytics and sensors are just some of the technologies disrupting the traditional supply chain. DHL launched its latest research report on digitalization in the supply chain. The report reveals that new technologies and solutions are developing at a fast-pace and disrupting industries on multiple fronts, with supply chains …
The growth of urban populations will generate a need to further develop cities, which will lead to a significant increase in construction work in cities. Because of the change from building in greenfield areas to brownfield areas, more people will experience the accompanying nuisances the increase of construction work brings.
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.
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).
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).
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.
Urban Consolidation Centres (UCCs) are often conceived as an enabler to alleviate negative effects associated with distribution of goods in cities, such as traffic congestion and hazardous emissions. UCCs not only have the potential to reduce these effects but also provide alternative distribution solutions by introducing new transhipment points.