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New senior advisor with a focus on logistics with a focus on transport
13 January 2021
Jonas Böös has been a new senior advisor at CLOSER since the autumn and contributes with insight and knowledge of logistics issues with a focus on transport. In addition to his new role at CLOSER, Jonas works as a logistics consultant.
365 days with battery electric refuse truck
17 December 2020
Within the framework of the DenCity project, electric refuse trucks have been tested in 2020, here you can see how well it is going. Listen to one of the experts behind the project but also how the drivers think it goes!
Focus on a more sustainable city
16 December 2020
To create a sustainable city, we need to move away from our dependency on cars. One solution to this problem is a service that allows us to move freely around the city without owning a car. In a trial on Mandolingatan in the Västra Frölunda district of Gothenburg, the residents of the street now have access to a service of this kind and can hire e-bikes, cargo bikes and cars and also use the public transport system in the city.
Einride new partner in CLOSER
16 December 2020
Einride is a startup in electromobility that combines the development of an autonomous electric truck, Einride Pod, with the development of a software platform for planning, execution and analysis of electric freight transport - Einride Freight Mobility Platform.
Developing construction logistic solution for urban environments
10 December 2020
When the current urbanization trend puts pressure on city development, there is a need to manage transport to and from a construction site as well as materials handling on-site. One way of doing this is by employing construction logistics setup i.e. consolidation terminal, checkpoints or a combination of both. However, how to develop a logistic setup is somewhat unclear.
New senior advisor with a focus on Long-distance multimodal freight transport
8 December 2020
In October, it became clear that Erik Bransell will be loaned by the Swedish Transport Administration of 20-30 percent to shoulder the role of senior advisor at CLOSER. In parallel with Erik's involvement in CLOSER, Erik works as a strategist at the central function Strategic Development within the Swedish Transport Administration.
A history of the future
20 November 2020
Lindholmen Science Park
During the last 20 action-packed years, Lindholmen Science Park has become a force for innovation in Sweden. This has been a development journey that many people have taken part in and have reason to feel proud of. It is also a journey that has prepared Lindholmen Science Park for the next 20 years in the service of the future.
A method that can change the future of construction logistics
16 November 2020
The logistics around a construction site makes up the largest part of the transport work of goods on the Swedish road network today. But this can be changed if contractors can optimise the logistic chain early or even before the construction work has started.
Unique collaboration paves the way for electrified freight transport
4 November 2020
Electrification of truck transports is required to reduce the climate and health impact of heavy road traffic. A number of actors are now joining forces to test an electrified freight transport system in Mälardalen and Västra Götaland, with the intent of large-scale national introduction.
Nordic HCT conference discusses environmentally friendly transport solutions
3 November 2020
International perspectives, Nordic insights and pilot projects for intermodal solutions and horizontal cooperation were all on the agenda of the Nordic High Capacity Transport conference which clearly highlighted the fact that several different types of solution are needed to reduce our impact on the environment.
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