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The potential for automation to transform urban deliveries: Drivers, barriers and policy priorities (2020)
Book Chapter
Paddeu, D., & Parkhurst, G. (in press). The potential for automation to transform urban deliveries: Drivers, barriers and policy priorities. In B. van Wee, N. Thomopoulos, & M. Dimitris (Eds.), Policy Implications of Autonomous Vehicles. Elsevier

Urban freight transport is crucial to ensuring the economic vitality of a city. However, significant negative ‘externalities’ arise from freight flows in urban areas. Current solutions to reduce the impact of freight transport in urban areas aim at r... Read More about The potential for automation to transform urban deliveries: Drivers, barriers and policy priorities.

Sustainable solutions for urban freight transport and logistics: An analysis of urban consolidation centres (2018)
Book Chapter
Paddeu, D. (2018). Sustainable solutions for urban freight transport and logistics: An analysis of urban consolidation centres. In V. Zeimpekis, E. Aktas, M. Bourlakis, & I. Minis (Eds.), Sustainable Freight Transport - Theory, Models and Case Studies, 121-137. Springer

Despite its key role for the economic vitality of a city, urban freight transport is responsible for negative externalities that affect our lives. In fact, it is a major contributor to climate change and global warming. Also, it causes increasing gas... Read More about Sustainable solutions for urban freight transport and logistics: An analysis of urban consolidation centres.

A web-based share information system to improve port terminal performance (2014)
Book Chapter
Fancello, G., Paddeu, D., & Fadda, P. (2014). A web-based share information system to improve port terminal performance. In F. Longo, F. De Bonis, & Y. Mercuryev (Eds.), The 2nd International Workshop on innovation for Logistics

This paper is based on a research project titled: “Optimising the management of the gate of a freight terminal through the definition of new modes of share information between transport operators” funded by L.R. 7/07 by Sardinia Region. The project a... Read More about A web-based share information system to improve port terminal performance.


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