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Logistics systems for sustainable cities : proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on City Logistics (Madeira, Portugal, 25-27 June, 2003)

Author: Eiichi Taniguchi; Russell G Thompson
Publisher: Amsterdam ; London : Elsevier, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : English : 1st edView all editions and formats

Based on the Third International Conference on City Logistics (City Logistics III held in Madeira in 2003), this volume includes developments in the modelling, evaluation and planning of city  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Congresses
Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Eiichi Taniguchi; Russell G Thompson
ISBN: 0080442609 9780080442600
OCLC Number: 839064109
Description: xiii, 467 p. : ill, maps. ; 24cm.
Contents: Preface. Visions For City Logistics. Urban Freight Movements and Public Private Partnerships. Transport Demand, Transport and Traffic Flow - Key Elements of City Logistics. Assessment of the Relationship Between Vehicle Type Mix and the Benefit of Freight Projects. Estimation of an Origin-Destination Matrix for Urban Freight Transport. Application to the City of Seville. A New Interactive Approach on Route Planning with Tight Delivery Time Windows. Intelligent Vehicle Routing and Scheduling. Road Network Reliability Analysis Using Vehicle Routing and Scheduling Procedures. On the Estimation of the Maximum Efficiency of the Trucking Industry. Implications for City Logistics. Modelling Effects of e-commerce on Urban Freight Transport. Last-Mile, a Procedure to set-up an Optimized Delivery Scheme. Towards a Matching System for the Auction of Transport Orders. Systems Theory, Complexity and Supply Organizational Models to Enrich City Logistics: An Approach. Assessing Impacts of Greenhouse Gas Abatement Measures on Urban Freight. The Environmental Assessment of Urban Goods Movement. Route Choice and the Impact of 'Logistic Routes'. Empirical Analysis on Hazardous Material Transportation Using Road Traffic Census and Accident Data. Analysing the Potential Impacts of Sustainable Distribution Measures in UK Urban Areas. Future City Logistics in Japan from the Shippers' and carriers' View. City Logistics in Italy: a National Project. Developments in Urban Distribution in London. An Experimental Cooperative Parcel Pick-up System Using the Internet in the Central Business District in Tokyo. New Ideas for the City-Logistics Project in Kassel. A Study on the Setting-up of Lorry-Dedicated Routes in the Brussels Capital Region. New Concepts for City Logistics. Urban Rail and Intermodal Freight Strategies in the Zurich Area: A Case Study From Switzerland. On-Line Retailing in France Current and Future Effects on City Logistics. Dispelling the E-Commerce and Urban Transport Environmental Doomsday Forecasts: A Counter Intuitive Australian Case Study- The Postal Transport Network Restructure, 1995 to 2000. E-Commerce and End Delivery Issues. Web-based Transport Exchange Systems in Japan and its Implication to Traffic Volume. Summary of the OECD Report Delivering the Goods-21st Century Challenges to Urban Goods Transport OECD Programme of Research on Road Transport and Intermodal Linkages Working Group on Urban Freight Logistics. Sustainable City Logistic Solutions. The E+Transport Environmental Operator Classification System. Relationships Between Goods Distribution and Public Transport in Urban Areas.
Responsibility: edited by Eiichi Taniguchi, Russell G. Thompson.


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" excellent compilation of various approaches and perspectives pertaining to city logistics, a good indication of an active and productive community." -Jean-Paul Rodrigue for JOURNAL OF Read more...

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