Sustainable City Logistics through Shared Resource Concepts
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The global trend of urbanization has important consequences on society and the environment in urban areas. Growing population, scarcity of resources and rising freight transport in urban areas result in completely overloaded infrastructures. The "last-mile" delivery in the city is considered to be particularly complex and occurs in most cases not comprehensively structured. The consequences are far-reaching environmental problems, noise pollution and a general reduction in the quality of life in the city. Therefore, in the field of urban logistics is a great potential for optimization. The subject of this article is a logistics shared-resources approach for a structured, organized and bundled supply in urban areas.