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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 …

Investigating the potential for off-hour deliveries in Rome

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Italian researchers investigated the potential for off-hour deliveries (OHD) in the city of Rome (Italy). the study focused on amongst others retailers and HoReCa that play a fundamental role in the decision making process often determining delivery times. The study explored their preferences for three off-hour delivery scenario’s, namely: staffed OHDs (assisted), OHDs without staff present in …