Urban freight logistics is getting green, efficient and smart!

Together with the eCoMove project ( the FREILOT pilot ( will have its final event next June 19 in Helmond (Netherlands). Key aspects include:

  • Energy efficiency and Emissions reduction for urban freight through a holistic approach: Eco-driving support, Delivery Space Booking, Energy Efficiency Intersections and Acceleration and Speed Limitation
  • Cooperative Systems for Urban Logistics

For more details and registration please visit the FREILOT website


The BESTFACT project ( will have its first international event on 21 and 22 June in Amsterdam (Netherlands). BESTFACT aims to develop, disseminate and enhance the utilization of Best Practices and innovations in freight logistics in three key areas: Urban freight, Green Logistics and Co-omodality, and eFreight. During the event in Amsterdam the focus will be on Eco-efficient solutions in freight transport chains: electric vehicles, energy efficiency, consolidation and collaboration schemes.

For more details and registration please visit the BESTFACT website


SMARTFUSION ( and STRAIGHTSOL ( will discuss cutting edge solutions and evaluation methods for urban freight logistics during a common workshop on 3 July at Polis Offices in Brussels (Belgium). Both are FP7 projects part of the European Green Cars Initiative ( Two main aspects will be presented and discussed:

  • Demostrations taking place in each project including: Urban Consolidation Centres, low emissions/electric vehicles, night-time distribution, remote monitoring and other innovative aspects
  • Evaluation and transferability issues

To register to this event and for more details please consult the Smartfusion website