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Amazon opening a regional urban parcel hub in Amsterdam region

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Amazon is to open a new delivery station in Schiphol, the Netherlands to provide the fast and reliable delivery Amazon customers ‘love and trust’. To meet the increasing customer demand and add capacity and flexibility to its delivery network, Amazon will open its own delivery station and will start working with small and medium-sized independent local …

Plans revealed for new city logistics campus in Amsterdam

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As a co-creation hub for innovations in how cities are supplied, the City Logistics Innovation Campus (CLIC) will work to improve urban livability in the Amsterdam Metropolitan Area. Plans have been presented to create Europe’s first urban logistics campus in the Amsterdam Area. The 120,000 square-meter City Logistics Innovation Campus (CLIC) will be a hub for …

How did COVID-19 impact city logistics in Amsterdam?

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Walther Ploos van Amstel, a professor in city logistics at Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences, looks back on the impact of COVID-19 on city logistics in Amsterdam. Total freight traffic went down 10 to 15 percent at the beginning of the lockdown, but in May 2020 was back at 2019 volumes. The major lesson learned during COVID-19: …

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, …