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Final Report available - summary of project results (pdf, 3Mb)
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STRAIGHTSOL Newsletter - Issue 6 available (pdf, 688Kb)
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See our animations
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New deliverables available
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Summary results booklet available
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STRAIGHTSOL evaluation framework resources available
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Open ENLoCC event videos available
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STRAIGHTSOL Newsletter - Issue 5 available (pdf, 193Kb)
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Kuehne-Nagel's video: Rail tracking and warehouse management (6:50 mins)
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Demonstration poster presentations available to download
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  Open ENLoCC event

Wednesday 2nd April 2014 - Brussels
City Logistics and Night Distribution

Keynote presentations

Agenda

  • 13.00-13.20h.: Intro by Cathy Macharis (Vrije Universiteit Brussel, BE) & Welcome by Joost De Bock (EU Commission DG Research & Innovation)
  • 13.20-13.30h.: The Open ENLoCC network and its Regional Competence Centres by Alberto Preti (Open ENLoCC, Institute for Transport and Logistics, IT)
  • 13.30-14.00h.: Keynote City Logistics by Michael Browne (Westminster University, London, UK - SMILE MED project Scientific Committee): The challenge of transforming good ideas and projects into everyday practices
  • 14.00-14.15h.: Q&A
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  • 14.15-15.15h.: PechaKucha Session City Logistics
    • Martin Brandt (KLOK Stuttgart, DE): C-LIEGE in Stuttgart: Framework, Measures, Sustainability
    • Robin Poté (CRITT Le Havre, FR): Urban Logistics! Let's use bicycle and river mode?
    • Stane Božičnik (University of Maribor, SI): Rail freight for urban logistics: dream or reality?
    • Jardar Andersen (TØI, Insitute of Transport Economics, NO): Lessons learned in Straightsol
    • Georgia Aifadopoulou & Eftihia Nathanail (Hellenic Institute of Transport, GR): ITS Enabled Service Ecosystem for Sustainable City Logistics
    • Philippe Lebeau (Vrije Universiteit Brussel, BE): Challenges for Brussels
    • Catrin Lammgård (Logistics and Transport Research Group, University of Gothenburg, SE): Parallels with Göteborg

    Presentations are available to view on our video page.

  • 15.40-15.45h.: Intro
  • 15.45-16.15h.: Keynote Freight Demand Management: The Next Frontier for Sustainable Urban Freight Systems by Jose Holguín-Veras (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, New York, USA)
  • 16.15-16.30h.: Q&A
  • 16.30-17.15h.: PechaKucha Session Night Distribution
    • Straightsol Demo Night Distribution - Sara Verlinde (MOBI, VUB)
    • Stakeholder view Delhaize - Davy Decock
    • Stakeholder view Colruyt - Ivan Van de Brul
    • Stakeholder view Leefmilieu Brussel / Bruxelles Environnement - Benoit Willocx (Brussels Capital Region)
    • Stakeholder view Mobiel Brussel / Bruxelles Mobilité - Marianne Thys (Brussels Capital Region)
    • Stakeholder view Pie Mapping - Freddie Talberg - London Lorry Route Approver: London's first night-time commercial HGV compliant routing service

    Presentations are available to view on our video page.

  • 17.15-18.00h.: Final gathering, Q&A + Closing reception and networking

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Events

29/08/2014
Project Final Review meeting, Brussels

12/06/2014
Smart Urban Freight Conference hosted by NewRail, Newcastle University, including contributions from Straightsol project
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13/06/2014
Evaluation Framework Training Sessions, Newcastle University
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02/04/2014
Open ENLoCC event, Brussels, including presentation of Colruyt and Delhaize night-time deliveries demonstration
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24/09/2013
Demonstration Results Workshop/Exhibition in Amsterdam
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02/07/2013
TNT Express demonstration workshop in Brussels
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23/04/2013
Oxfam demonstration workshop in Batley, near Leeds, UK
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07/03/2013
DHL Supply Chain demonstration workshop in L'Hospitalet de Llobregat/Barcelona, Spain
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31/10/2012
Oslo: Demonstration workshop
Smart Urban Transport - Standardising information in retail supply chain management and last-mile distribution

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13/09/2012
Thessaloniki: Demonstration workshop
"Intelligent" systems for the interconnection of urban-interurban freight transport

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03/07/2012
Brussels: STRAIGHTSOL project workshop on Smart Urban Freight Solutions
(in collaboration with the Smartfusion partnership)

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