City Logistics

Network Modelling and Intelligent Transport Systems

This book presents fundamental concepts and general approaches to City Logistics. City Logistics is the process of totally optimising urban logistics activities by considering the social, environmental, economic, financial and energy impacts of urban freight movement. City Logistics initiatives are required to solve urban freight transport problems including high levels of traffic congestion, negative environmental impacts, high energy consumption and a shortage of labour. The focus of this work is on modelling City Logistics.

Publication Date:

2001-12-23

Authors:

  • Eiichi Taniguchi
  • Russell G Thompson
  • Tadashi Yamada
  • Ron van Duin