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Straightsol demonstration workshop: DHL's Urban Consolidation Centre, L'Hospitalet de Llobregat, Spain

07 March 2013 L'Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain

A new 'hybrid' concept for an Urban Consolidation Centre (UCC) will be tested within the STRAIGHTSOL project: deliveries to local retailers and a commercial mall will be combined. This interactive workshop will present the first results of the demostration and will be complemented with a technical visit.

This STRAIGHTSOL workshop aims to:

  • Present the demonstrated concept and draft findings from the demonstration
  • Capture views from main stakeholders involved in or affected by the demonstration
  • Showcase the facilities at the freight receipt area at ZAL and the customer that receives big quantities of goods, and the commercial area
  • Strengthen interaction between involved stakeholders, local authorities, logistics companies, retailers and citizens
  • Promote discussion around the demonstrated concept
  • Explore opportunities for adopting future freight policies at a wider level

The workshop applies to representatives, sponsors, associates and personnel from the:

  • Transport industry
  • Retailers
  • Local authorities
  • Academic and research communities
  • General and specific media

The workshop will be organized in four sessions covering some of the aims presented.

  1. Presentation of the context, the concept and partners involved
  2. Presentation of the preliminary findings and exchange of experiences
  3. Technical visit

More details can be found at