Adaptability/Transferability in the City Logistics Measures Implementation

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


Urban freight transport is a part of a complex system comprising a considerable number of various participants, numerous limitations, fragmentation of goods flows, which decreases the transport effectiveness, pivotal connections in supply chains, and also the risk of conflicts between expectations of particular stakeholders. The problems require that a well-thought approach to implementation decision making should be applied. A prerequisite for a correctly implemented process of urban freight transport optimisation and rationalisation is an ex ante, in-depth analysis of the current situation and condition of a given urban system, a well performed assessment of obtained results and correct identification of goals for future actions. The paper is focused on the methodological assumptions for the implementation of the city logistics measures based on the adaptability and transferability approach. The major objective is to establish the general framework for this kind of activities.


City logistics Urban freight transport Adaptability Transferability Implementation Development 



The paper is a part of the research project NOVELOG, funded by the European Commission’s Horizon 2020 Programme for Research and Innovation under grant agreement No. 636626.


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Authors and Affiliations

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

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