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Customized Solutions for Sustainable City Logistics: The Viability of Urban Freight Consolidation Centres

  • Hans QuakEmail author
  • Lori Tavasszy
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Abstract

The current way of organizing the urban freight transport system is inefficient and generates an unsound basis for sustainable development. Urban freight transport is widely recognized for its unsustainable impacts on the environment. The common perception is that the current urban freight transport system has negative impacts on all three sustainability P’s: people, profit and planet, also known as the social, economic and environmental issues of sustainability.

Keywords

Business Model City Centre Retail Chain Shop Owner Extra Service 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.TNOBouw en Ondergrond and Delft University of TechnologyDelftThe Netherlands

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