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 …
In recent years, several quay walls have collapsed in Amsterdam (NL). The state of the quays is so problematic that an orthodox approach is no longer sufficient. Amsterdam has more than 600 kilometers of public quay wall, of which 200 kilometers are in poor condition. Of those 200 kilometers, 50 kilometers is very bad.
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: …
stARTwell Future Tech Center in the Amsterdam Southeast district will be the innovation hub and platform for industrial and logistics activities. The focus of stARTwell is to strengthen the innovative capabilities of the Amsterdam region in collaboration with companies, government, and research.
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, …
Dutch entrepreneurs Beelen and van der Wallen invest € 160 million in a logistics center in the Port of Amsterdam. Via a new distribution location on the North Sea Canal, they want to support environmentally-friendly delivery of packages, building materials, and catering supplies over the waterways.
A new plan by the Amsterdam’s city authorities, announced this week, aims to ban all petrol and diesel vehicles by 2030. The ban is part of the Actieplan Schone Lucht, or Clean Air Action Plan, and covers cars, trucks, mass transit and boats within a large zero-emission zone.
The municipality of Amsterdam no longer charges for a temporary permit if movers opt for a fully electric vehicle when moving house. The municipality wants to be an emission-free city by 2025 and therefore stimulates electric transport.
Amsterdam (NL) has developed into a true Living Lab for research institutes, innovation businesses and start-ups in the field of electric transport. The city council facilitates its ‘electric’ pioneers as much as they can under the slogan of ‘reward those who contribute’.
The Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences and the University of Amsterdam have a total of 80 college buildings in Amsterdam, all of these buildings need to be supplied with goods almost daily. The educational institutes joined forces with Deudekom and PostNL and created a logistics hub just outside of Amsterdam.