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Efficient loading areas

Volvo lastbil i Göteborg

We aim to build up a dynamic ecosystem for data sharing, where insights and services are shared to revolutionize the use and planning of loading spaces. Through our pilot, we take the next big step, built on past successes, and now include a broader spectrum of data sources and stakeholders, especially carriers. This is an effort to shape the logistics landscape of tomorrow and optimize how we manage our city resources. You can read more about how we are working towards smoother and more efficient urban logistics here.


The lack of loading zones in Gothenburg leads to inefficient logistics, queues, double parking and possibly even unnecessary driving for the goods transported in the city. There are also temporary parking and shared areas that can be used for loading and unloading. The need for loading areas varies depending on the type of goods, and today we lack clear information about each delivery requirement and how the available areas are utilized. Today we do not really know what is needed for each delivery and we do not know how the available areas are used. We believe that we could improve the physical planning for logistics and make the transports through the city more efficient with a higher availability of data.

What will be tested?

  • GPS procurement (including requirements and risk assessment)
  • Set up of Data Collection Platform
  • Integration to data providers
  • Identifying carriers' deliveries throughout the city (data via GPS systems and camera sensors)
  • Compiling data to ensure GDPR compliance
  • Aggregation and Transformation of data to ensure GDPR security
  • Sharing data on space utilization
  • Provide carriers with application that shows utilization of loading areas in realtime

How and where will it be tested?

Our tests will take place in the dynamic area around the moat in Gothenburg, where every street corner and intersection becomes a vibrant arena for future mobility innovations.

Together with data providers Viscando and Edeva, we are taking a significant step towards more sustainable and intelligent urban traffic. The insights from these tests will be our tool to understand and shape Gothenburg's traffic landscape.

With pride, we introduce a solution that opens the door to a completely new dimension of situational awareness for carriers. Through the right technical solutions, carriers can now easily navigate through the city's pulsating life. By offering the necessary technology via internet-connected tablets, we are creating an accessible and user-friendly tool system for carriers.

This constellation of partnerships symbolizes a collaboration where different entities smoothly interact to gather and provide versatile and valuable data for testing. Technolutions' web interface becomes not only a tool but also a portal for carriers to actively participate and benefit from technological innovations. By placing special emphasis on GDPR-compliant data, we underscore our commitment to privacy and compliance with data protection regulations, paving the way for a responsible and future-proof mobility landscape.

Who are part of this test, and who is responsible for what?

Gothenburg City (Data Collection & Service Provider), Viscando, Edeva, Scania (Data Supplier),  Technolution (System Provider), KTH, VTI (Analysis), Gothenburg University, RISE (Future Implementation), Chalmers (Support)


Dagab, Postnord, GLC, TGM, Schenker, Menigo, Martin & Servera, and Havi.

Do you want to know more about the project?

Kristina Bäck Jensen

Kristina Bäck Jensen

Göteborgs stad, Stadsmiljöförvaltningen
ITS Project Manager