Developing Smart Logistics for Sustainable Transport

With continuous developments and breakthroughs in digital and other new technologies, the logistics industry is increasingly becoming “smart.” Smart logistics enables the further optimisation of logistics flows and overall freight efficiency. By employing the latest communication technologies and digital solutions, real-time data about the location of transport vehicles and transport containers or the place where […]

Comparative Study on Urban Logistics and Last Mile Delivery Processes in Germany and China

In recent years, the e-commerce and online retail sector in Germany and China experienced an unparalleled rise in parcel volumes. The COVID-19 pandemic and thus the increased shift to online activities encouraged this development. Simultaneously, climate protection and the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions have become a high priority. Negative effects of last mile deliveries […]

Case Study Research on Urban Logistics and Last Mile Delivery Processes in China – A Case Study of Suzhou [CN Version]

The Chinese parcel delivery industry has experienced a continuous expansion in recent years due to a steady increase in e-commerce transactions. In order to meet customer expectations towards reliable and rapid parcel deliveries, efficient logistics and last mile delivery processes must be ensured. Simultaneously, urban logistics procedures are key to reduce waste and emissions-related to […]

Case Study Research on Urban Logistics and Last Mile Delivery Processes in China – A Case Study of Suzhou [EN Version]

The Chinese parcel delivery industry has experienced a continuous expansion in recent years due to a steady increase in e-commerce transactions. In order to meet customer expectations towards reliable and rapid parcel deliveries, efficient logistics and last mile delivery processes must be ensured. Simultaneously, urban logistics procedures are key to reduce waste and emissions-related to […]

德国城市物流与最后一公里配送的案例研究 [CN VERSION]

本研究的重点是德国CEP行业的最后一公里的组织、框架条件和结构。合理规划最后一公里配送是社会、政治和规划设定的国家和地方框架条件的产物,也是市场情况和市场中包括竞争者、订约机构和承包商在内的利益相关者共同作用的结果。

Sustainable Strategies for Ports [EN VERSION]

The study “Sustainable Strategies for Ports“ (Topic 3) developed within the scope of the MKS China mobility and fuel strategy was carried out by the Fraunhofer Institute for Material Flow and Logistics IML and the PTV Group in cooperation with the ‘Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit’ (GIZ) in China and the Tianjin Research Institute for Water […]

Nachhaltige Strategien für Häfen [DE VERSION]

Die Studie „Nachhaltige Strategien für Häfen“ (Thema 3) entstand im Rahmen der Mobilitäts- und Kraftstoffstrategie MKS China und wurde durch das Fraunhofer-Institut für Materialfluss und Logistik IML sowie der Planung Transport Verkehr AG (PTV Group) in Zusammenarbeit mit der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) und dem Tianjin Research Institute for Water Transport Engineering (TIWTE) […]

Analyse und Bewertung von Energieeffizienz in automatisierten Containerterminals [DE Version]

Die Studie „Analyse und Bewertung von Energieeffizienz in automatisierten Containerterminals “(Thema 1) entstand im Rahmen der Mobilitäts- und Kraftstoffstrategie (MKS) China und wurde durch das Fraunhofer-Institut für Materialfluss und Logistik IML in Zusammenarbeit mit der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) und dem Tianjin Research Institute for Water Transport Engineering (TIWTE) durchgeführt. Parallel dazu entstanden […]

Analysis and assessment of energy efficiency in automated container terminals – Example of Tianjin Port [EN Version]

The study “Analysis and evaluation of energy efficiency in automated container terminals“ (Topic 1) rising within the scope of the MKS China mobility and fuel strategy focusing on green ports was developed by the Fraunhofer Institute for Material Flow and Logistics IML in cooperation with the ‘Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit’ (GIZ) in China and […]