Urban freight/city logistics

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City logistics comprise the delivery and collection of goods in urban areas. Improving city logistics may address transportation methods, handling and storage of goods, management of inventory, waste and returns, as well as home delivery services.

Making this process sustainable requires efficient interfaces between long-haul transport and short-distance distribution to the final destination. It also requires efficient planning of the routes to avoid empty runs or unnecessary driving and parking. Furthermore, sustainable urban freight requires smaller, more efficient and cleaner vehicles.

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By Conall Martin / Updated: 13 Jun 2022
By Florinda Boschetti / Updated: 21 Jun 2022

Future City Tech 2022

Over 30 demonstrations with start-ups in Energy & Public Realm are waiting for you at Future City Tech 2022 conference on 23-24 June 2022  in the City of Říčany (Czech Republic). This conference will bring together representatives from cities and mobility/transportation/technology industries in a wide range of sessions, workshops and outdoor exhibition.

By Isobel Duxfield / Updated: 01 Jun 2022
By Carla Giaume / Updated: 23 May 2022
By Jane Tewson / Updated: 17 May 2022

2nd POLIS-ALICE urban freight webinar: 'Cross-sector cooperation and new business models'

On 23 May 2022 14:00-15:50 CEST POLIS will be joining the European Technology Platform, ALICE for the second of two webinars on the future of urban freight. The series explores governance, technology, planning, incentive schemes etc. and how public-private partnerships are being deployed in novel ways to leverage cutting edge digital technologies and data sharing mechanisms. The series provides an opportunity to hear about new concepts and opportunities between ongoing EU-funded projects and initiatives.

By Jane Tewson / Updated: 31 May 2022

Urban Mobility Days Conference 2022

Urban Mobility Days 2022 

The date and location for the 2022 edition of Urban Mobility Days have now been confirmed. The conference will take place on 20-22 September in Brno, Czech Republic.

Following in the footsteps of previous successful conferences, this year’s theme is “Moving people and goods more sustainably”. More than 70% of Europeans live in cities, and urban areas account for around 23% of the EU’s GHG transport emissions. If we are to achieve ambitious climate targets, transforming urban mobility will be critical.

By Florinda Boschetti / Updated: 25 Apr 2022
By BAXCOamc / Updated: 13 Apr 2022
By BAXCOamc / Updated: 11 Apr 2022

Logistics stakeholder engagement – Civitas FastTrack Capacity Building Week

ULaaDS stakeholder engagement experts took part in the Civitas FastTrack Capacity Building Week. The session focused on Setting up logistics fora, an approach for stakeholder engagement developed and tested in the three ULaaDS lighthouse cities (Bremen, Mechelen and Groningen).
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By BAXCOamc / Updated: 30 Mar 2022