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Consolidation of urban freight deliveries: review of key issues

This paper discusses a series of key issues that promoters of urban freight consolidation centres need to consider. It is based on discussions with a range of stakeholders in several UK urban consolidation schemes and a review of recent literature on the subject. These issues are discussed under the following nine headings:

  • clarifying the project aims
  • reviewing all the urban freight options
  • understanding the consolidation concept:
  • defining the service area for consolidation centres
  • measuring local freight traffic levels
  • involving the retailers
  • optimising the location of the consolidation centre:
  • financing of urban consolidation centres
  • maximising business benefits for retailers

 

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