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The Implementation of Environmental Friendly City Logistics in South Baltic Region Cities

  • Kinga Kijewska
  • Stanisław IwanEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 879)

Abstract

The European Council has set the target to reduce European greenhouse gas emissions by 20% till 2020. The negative impacts of urban goods distribution are mainly caused by used vehicles (e.g. diesel-powered) and low system efficiency (e.g. low loading factor, low cooperation). The paper is focused on the introduction of the activities realized under new project – Low Carbon Logistic. It’s realized under the Interreg South Baltic Programme. The major objective of this project is to implement the low carbon city logistics measures in 5 pilot cities as well as to promote and support this kind of activities in South Baltic Region. The aim of the paper is to introduce the assumptions for the activities realized in pilot cities. The planned results will be mostly focused on development of consolidation systems and implementation of alternative fuelled vehicles (EV and cargo-bikes). Also the major elements of LCL approach have been introduced.

Keywords

City logistics Emissions Assessment 

Notes

Acknowledgments

The paper has been prepared as the activity of the project Low Carbon Logistics, founded under Interreg South Baltic Programme.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculty of Economics and Engineering of TransportMaritime University of SzczecinSzczecinPoland

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