Urban Freight: What about construction logistics?

Cindy Guerlain, Samuel Renault, Francesco Ferrero
2018 Zenodo  
This paper aims to improve the knowledge and understanding of urban freight distribution related to the construction sector. The contribution highlights the specificities of the chain which supplies construction sites in urban areas as compared to other, well studied, supply chains such as retail, HoReCa (hotels-restaurants-cafes) and home deliveries. The paper also tries to identify the barriers against and the triggers towards a more sustainable urban freight transport for the construction
more » ... tor. In conclusion, experiences from the ongoing CIVITAS Horizon 2020 project "SUCCESS", aiming at identifying the costs and benefits associated with the introduction of a number of optimization strategies, including but not limited to Construction Consolidation Centres, are used to identify potential ways to make urban construction logistics more sustainable.
doi:10.5281/zenodo.1483883 fatcat:sfahf7fe7ndcvgjczx4ypp2h5a