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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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Truck Drivers’ experiences with electrified vehicles

In this interview with Jana Sochor, Senior Researcher at Chalmers, we share some intriguing findings from her work within the REEL project. Jana has spoken with truck drivers and transport managers about their transition from conventional to electric trucks.
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Testing geofencing in Enköping

How can an ordinary Swedish small town create a calmer and safer traffic environment? In the CLOSER project HasT, Enköping municipality is now testing digital geofencing technology together with freight carriers and public transport to control speed levels. In a film produced by the project, partners explain how it works and why they are involved.
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Geofencing pilot in national news broadcast by TV4

In Enköping, a test to reduce traffic speed using geofencing is underway during the spring of 2024. The test includes about a hundred vehicles and involves the municipality, public transport and a number of freight carriers. CLOSER is the project manager and in connection to a demo event on 3 June, TV4Nyheterna made a feature about the project.
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Electrification of Heavy Transport on the Rise: Swedish Companies Lead the Way

Discover why Swedish companies like Derome, LBC - Frakt, and Skanska are increasingly transitioning to electrified transport. Join us on the journey through the REEL initiative and see how these players are driving the change towards a more sustainable transport industry. In this film, you’ll learn more!
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Do you also want to contribute to more efficient transport?

As a partner in CLOSER, you get the opportunity to explore and realize ideas together with like-minded organizations that form a powerful and competent network that all work for a transport-efficient society. With curiosity, together we explore with you as a partner how we can make the freight transport system more efficient. We do this by gathering accurate insights and solutions in innovation projects.
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What happens within CLOSER and our partners right now?

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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...
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DemoCenter at Scania's headquarters, Tvetavägen 15, Södertälje
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Welcome to HITS result conferens!

It is time to present the results and discuss insights of the project Sustainable and Integrated...

What do CLOSER and our partners focus on right now?

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What does CLOSER do in energy-efficient & fossil-free freight transport?

CLOSER works together with our partners to speed up the development of and conversion to energy-efficient and fossil-free freight transport. We do this by running projects together with you 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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