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Integration of urban freight transport in city planning: lessons learned

A paper by Astrid Bjørgen and Marianne Ryghaug explores how governing bodies and planning authorities in Norway take urban freight transport into consideration in three different cities. Based on empirical studies of actors and processes relevant to city planning, the paper highlights challenges in integrating urban freight transport considerations in city planning. The paper demonstrates how different planning …

Identifying the challenges to sustainable urban last-mile deliveries

Urban Freight Lab researchers have published a new paper, “Identifying the Challenges to Sustainable Urban Last-Mile Deliveries: Perspectives from Public and Private Stakeholders,” in Sustainability. This paper is part of the project on Roadblocks to Sustainable Urban Freight, funded by Amazon. Researchers interviewed stakeholders from both the public sector and private industry to identify and understand the barriers …

Research: a managerial and behavioral approach in aligning stakeholder goals in sustainable last-mile logistics

Stakeholders play vital roles in the implementation of sustainable last-mile logistics solutions. Goal alignment in sustainable last-mile logistics that involve multiple stakeholders is complex and challenging, yet it can improve the chance of success of the last-mile logistics project. Furthermore, aligning stakeholder goals in sustainable last-mile logistics can help optimize individual supply chain actors’ resources …

Indirect stakeholders in city logistics business model development

The importance of stakeholders in the development of a sustainable urban freight sector has been highlighted in recent research. Not all stakeholders have a direct link to the supply chain, but they may still play a role in creating sustainable urban freight initiatives. These stakeholders include Public Procurement Organisations, Facility Management Companies, Business Improvement Districts, and …