The Amsterdam Economic Board is piloting cargo bikes in service logistics. The first results look promising. A quarter of all delivery vans in Amsterdam are related to service logistics. Drivers have to deal with high parking costs. With a lack of parking spaces they have to walk for ten minutes to the customer. Or, they are on the …
Maintenance of buildings leads to many service van movements. From 2025, 40 Dutch municipalities will implement zero-emission zones. One of these cities is Amsterdam. Amsterdam also opts for car-free residential areas, campuses, and business parks. What are the threats and opportunities for service logistics?
Vincent Bensink, a Graduate student at Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences (AUAS), presents the results of his research into alternative service logistics hubs for service provider UNICA.
Susanne Balm, Project Leader, Sustainable Logistics at Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences, presents the results of a research survey into what technical operators expect from a hub for service logistics.
Fast, reliable, efficient and sustainable. The automotive industry has discovered the advantages of in night distribution 25 years ago. Items ordered at the end of the day will be delivered before the next working day. This enables dealers to provide excellent service to their customers. what potential is there for deliveries to service engineers in cities?
Battery Electric Light Commercial Vehicles (BE-LCVs) can reduce the environmental impacts of Craftsmen and Service (C&S) Enterprises transportation, according to a new study by Erik Figenbaum in Norway. These Enterprises produce vital services, using diesel vehicles for transportation of personnel, tools and materials to worksites, thus contributing to pollution and greenhouse gas emissions.