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Together for a Transport Efficient Society

CLOSER is a neutral collaboration platform, knowledge node and project workshop for increased transport efficiency and well-functioning logistics. CLOSER's goal is to contribute new solutions to the freight transport system that will support a sustainable society.

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Innovation results in freight transport in focus at CLOSER's Results Conference 2024

CLOSER welcomes you to CLOSER's Results Conference 2024. March 21 in Gothenburg will be a meeting place for municipalities, regions, as well as transport and logistics players. Sign up and take advantage of innovation results that you can implement in your organization yourself.
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34.5 meter long trucks - up to 40% less emissions

"The environmental potential is significant simply by being able to carry more. Compared to a standard 25.25-meter truck, there's a 20% saving, and against an 18.75-meter semi-trailer, there could be up to a 40% reduction in emissions," says Thomas Asp in DN ."
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New project SELECT to explore pre-conditions for electrification of logistics fleets in the North Sea Region

What major challenges are there for logistics operators of light and heavy-duty trucks in electrifying their fleets? And how can cities and regions support this transition? That is what the new SELECT project is exploring.

Digital automatic couplings make European railways time-efficient

The EU program Shift2Rail works to strengthen the rail system across Europe. Innovative solutions are therefore being developed for the entire railway sector, one of which is digital automatic couplings - DAC.

What happens within CLOSER and our partners right now?

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Folkungagatan 44, Stockholm
Umeå hamn

Welcome to a seminar on challenges for ports and shipping in the transition to fossil-free operations.

Explore the future possibilities for sustainable fuels in maritime and port operations at our...
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Gothenburg, Sweden
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Nordic HCT conference 2024

Invitation to the Nordic HCT Conference 2024 The Nordic HCT conference 2024 will be on October 9...

What do CLOSER and our partners focus on right now?

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What is CLOSER doing in terms of energy-efficient & fossil-free freight transport?

Together with our partners, CLOSER works to accelerate the development of, and the transition to energy-efficient and fossil-free freight transport. We do this by carrying out projects in...
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How do we create logistics in the city on people's terms?

More and more people are moving to our cities, which places demands on an efficient and sustainable supply in the form of packages, food, building materials and efficient return and waste management...
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How can long-distance transport become more efficient?

It is important in this regard to utilise the benefits of each individual mode of transport, the correct mode of transport for the correct task. In order to be able to use the most sustainable mode of...
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How does digitalisation affect logistics?

CLOSER works within the focus area of Digitalised Logistics to ensure that the industry takes advantage of the opportunities offered by data-driven logistics and digital innovation. Knowledge and...

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