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Using waterways in Amsterdam could reduce average travel distance by 80%

A new paper addresses the escalating challenges in urban logistics by proposing an optimal distribution network that combines urban waterways with last-mile delivery, specifically designed for cities with extensive waterway systems. We use Amsterdam’s city center as a case study, driven by the pressures on quay walls, congestion, and emissions, which necessitates reevaluating its urban …

Using Amsterdam waterways for city logistics

A recent study by Dutch TNO explores the potential of shifting transportation modes from roads to waterways to mitigate adverse externalities like CO2 emissions, congestion, and air pollution associated with last-mile construction logistics in urban settings. The investigation was carried out within the framework of the Amsterdam Vaart! project, where the transportation activities of sixteen …

Train and bike: a marriage made in heaven. But don’t forget walking first!

The Guardian reports about the underwater bike garage that should solve Amsterdam Central Station’s bike parking headache by offering space for 7.000 bicycles. The city of Amsterdam facilitates underwater bike parking to return the public space to pedestrians (residents, visitors, commuters). According to the Guardian, the garage results from a 4-year and €60 million project to clear …

CTPark Amsterdam City is open for lease

CTPark Amsterdam City is open for lease. The first XXL city hub’s shell and logistics infrastructure are ready. The finishing touches will be put on the inside in the coming weeks. The complex will open in early 2023. CTPark Amsterdam City is a unique building by Dutch standards, says Remon Vos, CEO of CTP, owner …

Europe’s mega EV charging city logistics campus

A smart city logistics campus just outside Amsterdam will provide mass electric-vehicle charging and enable a ban on fossil fuel engines by 2030. Watch to find out how digital enterprises are coming together to reimagine the future of last-mile logistics. So CLIC partner Essent. In conversation with Financial Times, COO Stephan Segbers explains why the …

Amsterdam bans quick commerce dark stores to industrial parks

Amsterdam bans the quick commerce dark stores of Getir, Flink, Zapp, and Gorillas to industrial parks. The dark stores are no longer welcome in residential areas or mixed residential-working areas with shopping, bars, and restaurants. A specific combination of concerns makes the establishment of dark stores in residential areas and mixed zones impossible, says the …

Where city logistics meets walkability

Like in many cities, the inner center of Amsterdam is transforming into a more attractive place for pedestrians and cyclists by creating more space for these slow modalities. Entrepreneurs see their profits growing since an attractive city center attracts more customers and business. However, shops and HoReCa need to be supplied as well. With more …

What can neighborhood hubs bring for city logistics?

Logistics is crucial for a liveable city but should not lead to excessive cars and emissions. Hubs for (de)clustering goods at the neighbourhood level may provide a solution. However, what is the added value of such sites if logistical, economic and social functions are combined? The Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences (AUAS) explores these questions …

CTP acquires Amsterdam Logistic Cityhub for 300 mln euro

CTP, a top-five industrial property developer in Europe, announced the acquisition of the Amsterdam Logistic Cityhub (ALC) with a net transaction value of €307 million for 100% of the shares of this single asset. The XXL city hub in the Western Docklands of Amsterdam is currently being constructed. Upon completion (end of 2022), will comprise …