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Urban Consolidation Centers: the good, the bad and the ugly

25 February 2014

The Volvo Research Educational Foundation Center of Excellence for Sustainable Urban Freight Systems is organising three webinars on the Japanese, Dutch and UK experiences with Urban Consolidation Centers.

Within its Peer-to Peer Exchange Programme, the VREF Center of Excellence for Sustainable Urban Freight Systems will describe the findings of their research about Urban Consolidation Centers at three of the countries with the longest tradition of UCCs: Japan, The Netherlands, and the United Kingdom. They will discuss the impacts and performance of UCCs, success and failure factors, and inherent challenges.

The schedule of the webinar is as follows:



The Japanese Experience

Speakers: Professor Eiichi Taniguchi and Dr. Ali Qureshi

March 5 & 6, 2014

Time: March 5, 2014 8 p.m. EST (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US and Canada)


To register to this webinar, please visit the following link:

https://sufs.adobeconnect.com/ucc_japan/event/registration.html



The Dutch Experience

Invited Speakers: Professor Lori Tavasszy and Dr. Hans Quak

!! new date & time !!

Date: March 31, 2014

Time: 7pm CET (6pm GMT)

To register to this webinar, please visit the following link:

https://sufs.adobeconnect.com/ucc_dutch/event/registration.html

 


The UK Experience and Concluding Comments

Speakers: Professor Michael Browne with concluding comments by Professor José
Holguín-Veras,

May 6, 2014

Time: 11 a.m. EST (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Registration information to be provided

 

To have more information on these webinars please visit www.coe-sufs.org