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Telematics tools to support unloading bay utilization

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Cities are taking measures to ensure that urban freight runs smoothly. These vary from stricter enforcement of illegal parking on loading and unloading zones and better route information for transporters (ITS) to optimization of delivery times windows. E-mobility will receive privileges in certain zones based on intelligent access.

Performance based regulation: is ‘intelligent access’ the future in regulating city logistics?

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The further development of local policies to stimulate more CO2-productivity in city logistics and a shift to zero-emission city logistics is inevitable: growing political and societal pressure demands it. This push can already be recognized in the existing variety of local regulations, customized to different local circumstances in different cities or parts of cities.

SPICE: best practices in public procurement of ITS and alternative fuel technology

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The SPICE project aims to collect and disseminate the best practices in innovative procurement for transport and mobility projects in Europe. The best practices report presents 11 cases of innovation procurements in the transport sector from various countries in Europe. These cases cover a wide range of topics in four categories: Alternatively fuelled vehicles  Intelligent Transport Systems …

Ahold Delhaize’s transport control tower for store deliveries based on open trip model

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According to their motto ‘Better every day’, Ahold Delhaize is continuously undertaking innovative steps to improve its service. Quality and efficiency represent two key-values within Ahold Delhaize Transport organisation. Ahold Delhaize Transport is a shipper that manages a broad logistic operation but no trucks. The trucks driving daily between the distribution centers and almost 1.000 …

Give drivers more freedom to plan

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Carriers send their drivers out on the road with a set of strict transport orders. Transport planners specify exactly which route the driver is to take. But is that really so smart? With traffic being so uncertain, who is in the best position to make the best decisions: the planner at his desk or the …