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Investigating the Effects of City Logistics Measures on the Economy of the City

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Dipartimento di ingegneria dell’Informazione, delle Infrastrutture e dell’Energia Sostenibile, Mediterranea University of Reggio Calabria, 89100 Reggio Calabria, Italy
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Department of Enterprise Engineering, University of Rome Tor Vergata, 00133 Rome, Italy
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Sustainability 2020, 12(4), 1439; https://doi.org/10.3390/su12041439 (registering DOI)
Received: 31 December 2019 / Revised: 5 February 2020 / Accepted: 8 February 2020 / Published: 15 February 2020
(This article belongs to the Special Issue City Logistics)
The paper deals with economic effects due to city logistics implementations. An analysis framework is proposed and the results of a survey, consisting of interviews with experts in city logistics, are presented. The survey was carried out to point out the level of benefits or costs expected by city logistics measure implementation. The results show that city users are expected to receive more benefits from environment-friendly vehicle measures, while transport and logistics operators can averagely obtain considerable benefits from demand management and public–private collaboration solutions. View Full-Text
Keywords: urban goods transport; city logistics; urban retailing; city sustainability; city economy urban goods transport; city logistics; urban retailing; city sustainability; city economy
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Russo, F.; Comi, A. Investigating the Effects of City Logistics Measures on the Economy of the City. Sustainability 2020, 12, 1439.

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