Read about all the exciting things that are done within CLOSER and our partnership!
Data sharing - the key for Off Peak
The HITS project has looked at conditions for deliveries at night (Off Peak) in central Stockholm. Is it possible, how do the actors share data, what are the pros and cons? The questions are lined up...
TREFF: How Sustainable Freight Transportations Can Contribute to Achieving Climate Goals
Discover how sustainable freight transport solutions can contribute to achieving climate goals at TREFF: Transport Efficiency Day. The event is free of charge and will take place on August 30th at the...
The HITS collaboration has become a hit!
As many as 77 percent of all cafes and restaurants in Westfield Mall of Scandinavia, just north of Stockholm, have changed their product deliveries from daytime to off peak during June.
On the first of December, 34.5 meter long trucks are allowed to drive on Sweden's roads
"It is gratifying that the work to allow longer vehicles in Sweden has gained momentum," says Ylva Öhrnell, head of sustainability, DHL Freight. "For us, longer vehicles are an important measure to...
How do we use the city spaces in the best way?
In the autumn of 2023, the last tests will start within Smart Urban Traffic Zones, an initiative, led by CLOSER and partly financed by Vinnova, a project that focus on how we can use digital solutions...
Focus meeting in digitized logistics inspired 54 participants from the industry!
On May 26, CLOSER arranged, through its theme area DIGILOG, a focus meeting within HCT (High Capacity Transport) and access management for sustainable transport. DIGILOG's chairman Per Olof Arnäs set...
How can your city use geofencing to create sustainable traffic environments?
Do you work with digitization or traffic planning in a city, municipality or region? Here you can both take part in the advantages of geofencing but also how to implement the tool in your city.
Geofencing - for a safe and secure journey
"For us, offering a safe and secure journey is a priority", says Tomas Hagelberg, planning manager within the urban environment administration, Göteborgs stad. In the GeoSence project, which CLOSER...
If you are hesitating to buy an electric truck, don't hesitate too long!
In this film, you can listen to why Martin & Servera and Dagab think it is worth it for more haulage companies to dare to try electrifying their refrigerated and frozen transports. You also get to...
– Samarbete är en förutsättning för att kunna elektrifiera Sveriges lastbilstransporter
Magnus Sundström, CEO, Wibax logistics, tells us in this article about how and why Wibax intends to convert the majority of its vehicle fleet to electrified trucks before 2030. He highlights that...
Applied AI shall build experience, knowledge and create new collaborations
The initiative AI Enhanced Mobility shall build experience, knowledge and create new collaborations in applied AI within the mobility sector, this to create conditions and solutions for sustainable...
Off-Peak transport - a good environmental choice
HITS has focused on transport in cities. A focus area has been Off-peak transport. Electrification of the vehicles enables night deliveries as the noise levels go down. The carriers increase their...
Cross-border knowledge-sharing to reduce CO2 emissions
High-Capacity Transport (HCT) refers to transporting things longer and/or heavier than current regulations allow. Increased use of HCT vehicles would increase energy efficiency and thereby reduce CO2...
Smart zones for a more sustainable and safe city
Smarta urbana trafikzoner
— To create a city on pedestrians' terms, right technology and good cooperation are needed, says Felicia Hökars, project manager, Smart Urban Traffic Zones. The result from the Smart urban traffic...
Reinventing the supply chain to democratize healthy food
Henrik Åkerman, Head of Purchasing at Picadeli, will be one of the speakers at TREFF. His presentation will explain how Picadeli optimises their supply chain, as a company with quick logistics due to...
The Swedish Energy Agency new financier - strengthens investment in sustainable e-commerce
ASTER, Alliance for Sustainable E-commerce, was started in the autumn of 2021 with funding from Vinnova and is now receiving increased support from the Swedish Energy Agency. The purpose of ASTER is...
"Trade has become more geopolitical as companies need to take political considerations when they trade"
On the 30th of August, we will finally see you physically at Lindholmen Science Park for this year’s Transporteffektivitetsdagen, TREFF. One of the first items on the agenda will be a presentation by...
Really long trucks will soon be driving on Sweden's roads
The government is now opening up for 34.5 meter long trucks to be able to drive on Swedish roads, which has been made possible thanks to solid work within CLOSER's network. Something that will bring...
Smart solutions for the future at H22
During the H22 City expo, the focus was on how Sweden's cities will become more sustainable together! CLOSER arranged a workshop in two parts where nine different municipalities participated and want...
Sustainable e-commerce - nothing we compete about
Cooperation within the entire supply chain is the key to more sustainable Swedish e-commerce. "No exceptions, now the industry must work forward and together!". In this interview with Tom Thörnblom...
How we can make construction logistics stakeholders work closer together
Nearly half of the transported goods to and from a city is material going to and from a construction site. At each construction site there is a large amount of different actors and that all want to...
In a city on people’s terms
Smarta urbana trafikzoner
By using geofencing, a tool for a digitally defined geographical area and rules for vehicles to follow, it is possible to create more flexible cities where vehicles move on people’s terms. For you who...
How do we enable the transition to digital automatic switching in Europe?
Digital automatic coupling will strengthen freight transport by rail in Europe by increasing the system's capacity, efficiency and quality. Through Anna Björkman, the Swedish Transport Administration...
— The biggest challenge is to reduce the climate impact of transport quickly enough
December 8 is the High Capacity Transport (HCT) annual conference and we therefore asked three questions to Jonas Eliasson, Director of Transport Accessibility, the Swedish Transport Administration...