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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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  PROJECT PUBLICATIONS

Conference presentations and articles related to Straightsol activities

Straightsol Overview

Testing traffic ideas to ease city congestion, Horizon 2020 website. Access this document

Mobile Depot

TNT trials new idea for city-centre deliveries (Ellis), Focus magazine, 16(3), 52-53, Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport, UK.

Remote monitoring

Using remote monitoring data for dynamically scheduling collections and visualising transport options (McLeod and Cherrett), ITS(UK), Annual Review, 2014, pages 45-47. Access this document

Improving collection efficiency through remote monitoring of charity assets (McLeod and Cherrett), Waste Management, 34(2), 273-280.

Streamlining charity collections (McLeod and Cherrett), Waste Planning, Haymarket Business Media, Issue 99, p20, June 2013. Access this document

Dynamic collection scheduling using remote asset monitoring: A case study in the charity sector (McLeod, Erdogan, Cherrett and Bektas). Pre-print of paper presented at the Transportation Research Board 92nd Annual Meeting, Jan 13-17, 2013. Access this document

Using remote monitoring data for dynamically scheduling collections and visualising transport options (McLeod and Cherrett), ITS(UK), Autumn/Winter 2012 review. Access this document

Cargo tracking and warehouse management

Market uptake of ICT usage for enhanced visibility on supply chain (Papoutsis, Gogas and Nathanail), European Transport Conference 2013, 30 Sep-2 Oct, Frankfurt, Germany. Access this document

Integrated cargo tracking and warehouse management system (Nathanail and Gogas), 25th ARRB Conference, Perth, Australia (http://wired.ivvy.com/event/6NRYP8)

Freight loading and unloading

Taking control (EMEL demonstration), Parking News magazine, Issue 322, August 2013, www.britishparking.co.uk. Access this document

Urban logistics

Urban distribution concepts: a SWOT analysis on best practices of urban logistics solutions, 2nd International Conference on Supply Chains (Papoutsis, Gogas and Nathanail), Katerini, Greece (www.logistics.teithe.gr/icsc2012/eng/index_eng.htm)

Sharing the urban space: a story of stakeholder support (Macharis), FUT Symposium 15-17 October 2012, Gothenburg, Sweden. Access this document

City Distribution: Challenges, cases and evaluation (Macharis), 29th International Supply Chain Conference, Berlin, Germany (http://www.bvl.de/dlk)

Evaluation Framework

Developing an Evaluation Framework for Innovative Urban and Interurban Freight Transport Solutions (Balm, Browne, Leonardi, Quak), Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences, 125, 386397, March 2014. Access from Science Direct

Evaluation of City Logistics Solutions with Business Model Analysis (Quak, Balm, Posthumus), Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences, 125, 111124, March 2014. Access from Science Direct

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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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