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Why do city logistics initiatives fail?

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Despite more than 25 years of research in city logistics, it seems impossible to keep the growing number of, often half-empty, trucks out of our cities. City logistics problems seem unsolvable. Many initiatives fail, other initiatives only survive with subsidies or get caught in bureaucratic systems. But they don’t result in fewer trucks and vans. …

DHL extends City Hub concept in the Netherlands

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DHL Express has extended its City Hub concept for environmentally-friendly urban deliveries to The Hague (NL) with a new pilot involving electric vehicles. This pilot will also deploy Deutsche Post DHL Group’s StreetScooter electric delivery van in the global DHL Express delivery network for the first time. The City Hub concept was first launched in March 2017 in …