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Sustainable Urban Consolidation CentrES for conStruction

Objective

Currently freight transport represents 40% of the total transport emission and 32% in urban area. Many initiatives are under development to reduce costs and negative impact of freight and service trip in urban area. Some of them concern supply chain improvements and more specifically consolidation centre projects. Few study cases are dedicated to construction industry.
However, urban population tends to grow, increasing the need to develop and reconstruct urban centres. Construction material logistic impact in urban area will intensify in terms of costs and negative impacts in urban area. Yet, only few experiences of Construction Consolidation Centres can be found.
Among these initiatives, four are construction site specific (Stockholm, Utrecht, Berlin, London Heathrow) and only one is dedicated to several construction projects (London CC). Theses pilots studies have demonstrated reduced transportation impacts, positive effects on transportation efficiency and construction site productivity.
Several limitations to the transferability of this concept are identified: one on hand the demonstrators were implemented in specific contexts (regulatory incentives, cities investment contribution, and specifics transport and logistics infrastructure issues) which are not the same in France, Spain, Italy and Luxembourg. On the other hand, economic viability has not been demonstrated.
The project addresses the different requirements for transferability of supply chain optimization concepts as well as CCCs and new ways of working between supply chain stakeholders. The approach is to identify an integrated collaborative approach and business model among construction supply chain actors. Three main steps will be performed: analyse the current issues along the construction supply chain, propose several optimization scenarios regarding these issues, simulate and analyse costs optimization and environmental impacts to propose new partnership opportunities based on savings distribution

Field of science

  • /social sciences/economics and business/business and management/business model
  • /social sciences/economics and business
  • /social sciences/social and economic geography/transport/freight transport
  • /social sciences/social and economic geography/transport
  • /social sciences/economics and business/economics/production economics/productivity

Call for proposal

H2020-MG-2014_TwoStages
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Funding Scheme

RIA - Research and Innovation action

Coordinator

LUXEMBOURG INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
Address
5 Avenue Des Hauts Fourneaux
4362 Esch Sur Alzette
Luxembourg
Activity type
Research Organisations
EU contribution
€ 749 031,25

Participants (10)

ASSOCIATION POUR LE DEVELOPPEMENT DE LA FORMATION PROFESSIONNELLE DANSLES TRANSPORTS
France
EU contribution
€ 390 656,25
Address
82 Rue Cardinet
75017 Paris
Activity type
Other
FONDAZIONE ISTITUTO SUI TRASPORTI E LA LOGISTICA
Italy
EU contribution
€ 375 656,25
Address
Viale Aldo Moro 38
40127 Bologna
Activity type
Research Organisations
FUNDACION DE LA COMUNIDAD VALENCIANA PARA LA INVESTIGACION, PROMOCION Y ESTUDIOS COMERCIALES DE VALENCIAPORT
Spain
EU contribution
€ 368 593,75
Address
Avenida Muelle Del Turia S/n
46024 Valencia
Activity type
Research Organisations
TRALUX SOCIETE GENERALE DE TRAVAUX- LUXEMBOURG SARL
Luxembourg
EU contribution
€ 168 000
Address
156 Route De Luxembourg
3254 Bettembourg
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
VINCI CONSTRUCTION FRANCE
France
EU contribution
€ 233 593,75
Address
Avenue Jules Quentin 61
92000 Nanterre
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
C.M.B. SOCIETA COOPERATIVA MURATORIE BRACCIANTI DI CARPI
Italy
EU contribution
€ 155 250
Address
Via C. Marx 101
41012 Carpi
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
FEDERACION VALENCIANA DE EMPRESARIOS DE LA CONSTRUCCION
Spain
EU contribution
€ 67 530
Address
Calle Arzobispo Fabian Y Fuero 1
46009 Valencia
Activity type
Other
REGIONE EMILIA ROMAGNA
Italy
EU contribution
€ 173 875
Address
Via Aldo Moro 52
40127 Bologna
Activity type
Public bodies (excluding Research Organisations and Secondary or Higher Education Establishments)
FUNDACION DE LA COMUNITAT VALENCIANA PARA LA PROMOCION ESTRATEGICA EL DESARROLLO Y LA INNOVACION URBANA
Spain
EU contribution
€ 109 400
Address
Plaza Ayuntamiento 1
46002 Valencia
Activity type
Other
UNIVERSITA DEGLI STUDI DI MODENA E REGGIO EMILIA
Italy
EU contribution
€ 446 531,25
Address
Via Universita 4
41121 Modena
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments