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Quak, H.J. (author), Nesterova, N.N. (author), van Rooijen, T. (author), Deng, Y. (author)
This paper examines the feasibility of using electric powered vehicles in urban freight transport from a carrier’s perspective, including their attitudes towards electric freight vehicles (EFVs) and all relevant elements affecting this business case, such as: technological features, existing restricting and promoting policies, financial and non...
article 2016
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van Rooijen, T. (author), Quak, H.J. (author)
This paper discusses the developments of city logistics in the CIVITAS initiative. CIVITAS is a large European Commission co-funded program to support sustainable urban mobility. Urban freight logistics is one of eight CIVITAS clusters by which cities aim to improve sustainability in their cities. During the last decade the CIVITAS initiative...
article 2014
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Quak, H.J. (author), Lindholm, M. (author), Tavasszy, L.A. (author), Browne, M. (author)
The paper discusses the growing importance of urban freight research given the increasing urban population trends. The complexity of urban freight systems means that it is essential for the public and private sectors to work together - one way to achieve this has been through freight partnerships. A short review of freight partnerships...
article 2016
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Quak, H.J. (author), Nesterova, N.N. (author), van Rooijen, T. (author)
This paper discusses the current developments, as well as the barriers and opportunities for using electric freight vehicles in daily city logistics operations based on the experiences from a number of running demonstrations. This paper discusses results from other studies and demonstrations that were published on electro mobility in city...
article 2016
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Janssen, G.R. (author), de Man, A.P. (author), Quak, H.J. (author)
Supply chain collaboration, in which two or more autonomous firms work together to plan and execute supply chain operations, is becoming ever more important to remain competitive in business. Yet, through collaboration concerns arise about whether the benefits and risks of collaboration are split in an acceptable and fair manner. This research...
bookPart 2015
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Quak, H. (author), Nesterova, N. (author)
Purpose Electric freight vehicles (EFVs) are one of the solutions to improve city logistics’ sustainability. EFVs, that are electric powered light and heavy vehicles with a number plate, have the potential to make zero emission city logistics possible within the urban area. However, although trials have been undertaken for the last years, large...
bookPart 2014
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Kant, G. (author), Quak, H.J. (author), Peeters, R. (author), van Woensel, T. (author)
In this paper, we present the challenges, failures and successes on urban freight transportation. We first identify the various involved stakeholders with their interests. Then we evaluate a large number of urban freight transport initiatives and identify lessons learned, which are distinguished in policy, logistics and technology based views....
bookPart 2015
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van Rooijen, T. (author), Quak, H.J. (author), Nesterova, N.N. (author)
conference paper 2015
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Nesterova, N. (author), Quak, H. (author)
The field of city logistics can be characterized by its many local demonstrations and trials, that are quite often not lasting longer than the trial period. The number of demonstrations that continued and were implemented in daily practice is limited. Freight partnerships proved to be a good first step to engage stakeholders. This contribution...
conference paper 2016
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Kok, R. (author), Quak, H.J. (author), Smokers, R.T.M. (author), van Zyl, P.S. (author), Spreen, J.S. (author)
Managing urban areas has become one of the most important development challenges of the 21st century. Urban populations continue to grow and sustainable urbanization is key to successful development. Growing cities facilitate more attractive opportunities for employment, education, and cultural, shopping, social and sport activities. Many cities...
other 2017
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den Boer, E. (author), Kok, R. (author), Ploos van Amstel, W. (author), Quak, H.J. (author), Wagter, H. (author)
When it comes to City Logistics, the need to innovate comes from multiple directions. Greenhouse gas emissions must be drastically reduced while at the same time maintaining a vibrant and healthy economy, demanding robust action from each and every sector, including transport. At the same time, competition for scarce and precious common...
report 2017
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