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Project ID: 11953
Funded under: FP5-GROWTH
Country: Spain

Urban goods movement innovation

Trials demonstrated that it is possible to deliver goods at night to supermarkets using adapted 40T trucks without increasing the ambient noise levels. by delivering at night, 2 larger trucks substitute 7 deliveries using smaller trucks; daytime delivery incurs congestion delays such that it takes almost twice as long compared to night deliveries. The monthly cost saving is 6000 Euros.

Contact

Simon HAYES, (Head of ITS)
Tel.: +34-93-4023405
Fax: +34-93-4023418
E-mail
Record Number: 43747 / Last updated on: 2007-04-20
Information source: e-TIP
Collaboration sought: Further research or development support
Stage of development: Results of demonstration trials available
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