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 […]

Research on the Development of the Fuel Cell Vehicle Industry in the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei Region

This report identifies current projects and policies on the development of both commercial as well as private fuel cell vehicles (FCV) in China, focusing especially on the promising Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region, and projects the economic viability of different FCV technologies for a number of rollout scenarios until 2030. In the assessment and projections, significant promise of […]

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 […]

LIGHT ELECTRIC VEHICLES FOR A GREEN TRANSPORT TRANSITION: REGULATORY APPROACHES, MANAGERIAL CHALLENGES AND MARKET POTENTIALS IN GERMANY AND CHINA

This new report gives a comprehensive overview of vehicle types, regulations and market potentials of electric micro vehicles in both countries. It highlights that in order to incorporate electric micro mobility in urban transition ventures, legal frameworks and traffic regulations in both China and Germany must better reflect and adjust to the usage of all […]

BARRIER-FREE TRANSPORT: OVERVIEW OF DEVELOPMENTS IN THE EUROPEAN UNION AND GERMANY

Barrier-free transport is a key element of sustainable, climate-friendly and inclusive cities. This report gives an overview of the main policies, standards and best practices regarding barrier-free transport in Germany and the EU. It’s part of the work on Sustainable Urban Mobility Planning (SUMP) and the bilateral cooperation between Germany and China on sustainable transport, […]

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) […]