Establish and Implement an Evaluation System for Multimodal Freight Transport Hub Management in China
Multimodal Freight Transport Hubs (MFTH) are an essential knot in in the infrastructure connectivity of China’s modern intermodal transport development. In 2016, eighteen government agencies including the MoT and NDRC have issued the “Notice on Further Encouraging the Development of Intermodal Transport,” which specifically emphasised the development of MFTH. Although there are several MFTHs in […]
Research on the Setting of Temporary Loading/Unloading Zones for New Energy Logistics Vehicles in Chancheng District of Foshan, Guangdong Province, P.R. China
Recognizing the importance of the ease of use of urban logistics vehicles, and current challenges that they face relating to parking, this study considers the new energy vehicle (NEV) promotion needs in urban freight sector, examines the potential of having dedicated loading/unloading zones for these vehicles, and focuses on solving problems of parking them in […]
The study identifies the key challenges of NELV adoption in China, provides a detailed analysis of future trends and application scenarios, and outlines a set of comprehensive policy recommendations for promoting NELVs in the development of a low carbon urban delivery sector. In order to produce these outputs, the study has examined China’s current NELV development status, conducted a stakeholder analysis, carried out local investigations in five pilot cities of the Green Urban Freight Pilot Programme and interviewed stakeholders from the city of Zhangjiakou.
On 26th August 2022, GIZ together with Smart Freight Centre (SFC), Energy Foundation China and other institutes have co-hosted the Zero Emission Medium and Heavy-Duty Commercial Vehicles Forum at the World New Energy Vehicle Congress (WNEVC) 2022. The Zero Emission Freight Initiative (ZEFI), industry voluntary platform, has been launched at the Forum.
This study focusses on the smart logistics’ influence on sustainable and low carbon development, differences as well as similarities in the understanding and application of smart logistics in China and Germany are presented. Based upon this research, a common understanding of smart logistics is proposed, and an analysis of key driving factors and future development trends of smart logistics applications in China and Germany is provided. Finally, recommendations for the further and effective development and implementation of smart logistics are put forward based on the findings of this study.
Transport and Climate Change Week 2022: Insights & Experience from China Shared at Global Sustainable Transport Conference
The 5th Transport and Climate Change Week (TCCW) took place between 9th and 13th May, 2022. It is an international conference focused on knowledge-sharing and peer-to-peer exchange on the challenges and best practices for achieving sustainability goals and decarbonisation in the transport sector. Around 1,500 experts and decision-makers from around the world joined the week-long conference through its online platform, where they could follow and engage with the events, as well as connect in online networking spaces.
This study by the Bergische Universität Wuppertal (BUW) focusses on the comparison of the last mile delivery organisation and urban logistics in Berlin, Germany and Suzhou, China. It builds on two previous studies about the courier, express and parcels (CEP) markets in Germany and China. Furthermore, the study takes a look at Berlin’s and Suzhou’s city profiles in terms of economy, transport, and parcel delivery network. By comparing the cities’ structures and their approach to last mile deliveries, greenhouse gas emissions saving potentials for Berlin will be analysed and discussed.
On 7th December, 2021, as a key milestone of the project “Establish and Implement an Evaluation System for Multimodal Freight Transport Hub (MFTH) Management in China” (hereafter the “Project”), the Interim Workshop was jointly held by the Sino-German Cooperation on Low Carbon Transport (CLCT) project of the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) and the Transport Planning and Research Institute (TPRI) of the Ministry of Transport of the People’s Republic of China (MoT).
On 6th December, 2021, the Interim Workshop for the pilot project “Research on Setting of Temporary Loading and Unloading Parking Zones for New Energy Logistics Vehicles in Chancheng District of Foshan ” (hereafter the “Project”) was jointly held by the Sino-German Cooperation on Low Carbon Transport (CLCT) project of the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) and the Nanjing Institute of City & Transport Planning (NICTP).
The growth of e-commerce has changed distribution in cities worldwide. E-commerce is heavily dependent on a reliable and short delivery time to fulfil the main interest of the end consumer: Immediate availability and rapid delivery of goods. To meet such consumer demands, while reducing the environmental impacts and increase cost efficiency of courier, express and […]