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Pilot Off-Peak Delivery Program in the Region of Peel

The Region of Peel has performed a successful Off-Peak Delivery pilot. This research is led by the team at the University of Toronto. Funded by The Atmospheric Fund, Region of Peel, Metrolinx and the University of Toronto, the collaborators of the

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Impacts of Policy-Induced Freight Modal Shifts Report Now Available

Freight transportation networks must offer rapid, reliable, and efficient service to meet customer demands for today’s global marketplace. If a transportation supply chain becomes uncompetitive, it quickly loses market share and suffers immediate economic consequences. Global supply chains also have significant impacts

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Launch Logistics Living Lab in Rome

Roma Tre University is collaborating with Roma Capitale and Roma Mobility Agency to create a laboratory which systematically involves logistics stakeholders in experimentation and implementation of innovative solution. The purpose of this lab is to “aggregate, create synergies and support

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XXI Pan-American Conference on Transportation and Logistics (XXI PANAM 2020)

The CoE invites you to the XXI Pan-American Conference on Transportation and Logistics (PANAM). PANAM is the largest and most prestigious transportation research conference in Latin-America. Held bi-annually since its inception in 1980, PANAM is regularly attended by hundreds of

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4th VREF Conference on Urban Freight

The Urban Freight Platform invites you to the 4th VREF Conference on Urban Freight. The theme for the 2020 Conference will be “Urban freight and liveable cities: Interactions between planning, design and business for scalable innovations” The conference will include a

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Webinar: Internet Deliveries to Households, and Deliveries to Business: Impacts on Cities and Solution Approaches

In this webinar, Dr. Holguin-Veras and Dr. Wang from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) will discuss how the Internet economy has put at consumers’ fingertips an array of consumer goods without precedent in human history; in doing so, the business-to-consumer (B2C)

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Fast, Green & Free Deliveries: Overcoming the Last-Mile Challenge in Urban Transport

The Final Project Symposium for the Freight Traffic Control 2050 project will take place in the University of Liverpool in London on Tuesday 25 June 2019. The day will consist of presentations, panel and poster discussions about operational, land-use, technological and

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MOOC Sustainable Urban Freight : Re-Run Available As Of Dec 4th

We are happy to announce the re-run of the successful Sustainable Urban Freight Transport MOOC on edX as of 4th December 2018. This time the MOOC is presented as a self-paced course, students and professionals can access the free course

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Advanced Studies Institute on Sustainable Urban Freight Systems (VASI-SUFS).

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute hosted the 2018 Volvo Research and Educational Foundations (VREF) Advanced Studies Institute on Sustainable Urban Freight Systems (VASI-SUFS). The VASI-SUFS brought together a select group of junior faculty, post-docs, and advanced Ph.D. students who are conducting research

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Innovative Ways to Gain Insight into the Needs of Freight Activity

The Peer-to-Peer Exchange Program is designed to share global cases of best practices and real world examples of sustainable urban freight systems. This program is open to anyone with a professional or a personal interest in freight transportation issues. Professional

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