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Read about all the exciting things that are done within CLOSER and our partnership!


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...
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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...
Anna Björkman

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...
Jonas Eliasson bred

— 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...
Magnus Lindgren

New project manager with focus on system perspective and business models

Since the beginning of November, Magnus Lindgren has been the new project manager at CLOSER. Magnus has a great technical interest and will work with projects related to energy supply. His focus will...
Scania - REEL

Large roll-out of electrified heavy road transport

The government and a number of leading industrial companies are now investing heavily in electrification of heavy transport to reduce climate impact. Heavy vehicles account for a third of road traffic...
Felicia Hökars

New project manager with focus on connected vehicles

Since October, Felicia Hökars has been the new project manager at CLOSER. With a great interest in sustainability, she will work with projects such as Smart urban traffic zones and the Future...

New logistics data lab creates better opportunities to achieve climate goals

A new national logistics data lab is now in place with the objective of increasing the potential for collaborations on sharing and using collective data. This will benefit the development of a future...
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Circular food supply chains – are they possible?

There is no doubt that society needs to become more sustainable, and that many different pieces are needed to complete the jigsaw puzzle that makes up the global sustainability goals. Our food...
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Logistics - not just transports

HITS 2024
The HITS project has looked deeply into the problems of transports in cities, including off-peak transports. The carriers increase their delivery precision when they drive the goods off-peak, which is...