Identification of Attributes Linked to Urban Freight Transports that Affect the Performance of Urban Traffic, Through a Systematic Review

  • Carlos Henrique Rodrigues Alves
  • Fernanda Ramalho
  • Pedro Gomes
  • Marcia Marcondes Altimari Samed
  • Franciely Velozo AragãoEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Springer Proceedings in Business and Economics book series (SPBE)


This study aims to identify the principal attributes related to the urban cargo transport (UCT), which directly and indirectly affect or carry out urban traffic, through a systematic literature review using the method Ordinatio addressing issues related to city logistics and UCT.


Urban logistics Systematic review Freight transport 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Carlos Henrique Rodrigues Alves
    • 1
  • Fernanda Ramalho
    • 1
  • Pedro Gomes
    • 1
  • Marcia Marcondes Altimari Samed
    • 1
  • Franciely Velozo Aragão
    • 1
    Email author
  1. 1.Universidade Estadual de MaringáMaringáBrazil

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