By Daniel Boudoin, Christian Morel (auth.), Jesus Gonzalez-Feliu, Frédéric Semet, Jean-Louis Routhier (eds.)
Since the 1990’s, researchers, practitioners and public administrations have given extra inspiration to city logistics. despite the fact that, their pursuits and objectives should not an analogous, and several other ways don't produce effective logistics platforms hence. This ebook goals to supply either a conceptual framework for city logistics making plans and administration and to create a foundation for deploying strategies that target to minimize the most nuisances regarding city items. The proposed e-book is split in elements. the 1st proposes a collection of methodological chapters, written through key authors, which target to help choice makers of their present offerings relating to city logistics. as well as public professionals’ goals and objectives, the ebook highlights the significance of non-public actors, and exhibits how provide chain administration can care for the issues of the final city mile and its integration in international logistics chains. the second one provides numerous utilized learn works that take care of present making plans and perform concerns in city logistics, similar to the position of urban making plans, where of evening deliveries in provider association, the bounds of logistics pooling, and the true property industry, between others.
The booklet used to be written via key authors, all having massive learn event and acknowledged as specialists of their respective fields. each one bankruptcy provides tools and result of learn works, written for a extensive viewers, and extra accurately directed to either lecturers and practitioners.