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  • National Policies for Multi-Modal Freight Transport and Logistics

    In many countries around the world, national policies for logistics and freight transport are neglected or undervalued compared to passenger mobility and transport. Often, only some elements of freight transport policies are implemented. On the other hand, well-functioning logistics and freight transport [...]

    • Date : 2019
    • Pages : 70
    • PIARC Ref. : 2019R24EN
    • ISBN : 978-2-84060-555-3
  • Truck-Traffic on Highways for Sustainable, Safer and Higher Energy Efficient Freight Transport

    This report presents research and findings on management and operation of truck traffic on highways and motorways for efficient and environmentally friendly, safer and energy efficient freight transport. There are increasing concerns about the issues related freight transport on highways and motorways, [...]

    • Date : 2019
    • Pages : 61
    • PIARC Ref. : 2019R23EN
    • ISBN : 978-2-84060-553-9
  • Framework for Citywide Road Freight Transport Management

    The report entitled "Framework for citywide road freight transport management" of WG1, TC2.3 "Freight Transport" describes the research and findings about the frameworks for public sector road freight transport management (RFTM). RFTM is a key contributor to the sustainable development of urban areas, [...]

    • Date : 2016
    • Pages : 62
    • PIARC Ref. : 2016R28EN
    • ISBN : 978-2-84060-428-0
  • Moving freight transport forward - Green, smart and efficient

    This study addresses the challenges associated with freight transportation efficiency, presenting and analysing a series of good practice examples that reveal efficient freight transportation systems. It should serve as a source of inspiration for making freight transportation more efficient from the [...]

    • Date : 2016
    • Pages : 50
    • PIARC Ref. : 2016R13EN
    • ISBN : 978-2-84060-396-2
  • Intermodal freight terminals - Challenges and good practices

    This report has been prepared by the Technical Committee B.4 Freight Transport and Intermodality of the World Road Association (PIARC). The report is organized in four main chapters: Chapter 1 identifies key stakeholders and describes the different types and functions of terminals which interact [...]

    • Date : 2013
    • Pages : 218
    • PIARC Ref. : 2013R05EN
    • ISBN : 978-2-84060-315-3
  • Guide to implement freight vehicle transport management

    This guide was prepared as an introduction to road freight transport management (RFTM) in an urban environment and to provide practical information. After a presentation of the objectives of R FTM, the report describes the different stages leading from the establishment of a partnership between the [...]

    • Date : 2012
    • Pages : 50
    • PIARC Ref. : 2012R16EN
    • ISBN : 978-2-84060-276-8
  • Public sector governance over urban freight transport

    This guide was prepared as an introduction to road freight transport management (RFTM) in an urban environment and to provide practical information. After a presentation of the objectives of R FTM, the report describes the different stages leading from the establishment of a partnership between the [...]

    • Date : 2012
    • Pages : 150
    • PIARC Ref. : 2012R15EN
    • ISBN : 978-2-84060-274-1
  • Mitigation of negative impacts of increased movement of freight

    Roads remain the predominant mode of transport for freight in the world. The negative impacts are often stigmatized and the concern for sustainable development requires in particular, promotion of mitigation measures. This report provides an overview of initiatives, research projects and recent technical [...]

    • Date : 2008
    • Pages : 175
    • PIARC Ref. : 2008R13EN
    • ISBN : 2-84060-213-X
  • Measures promoting alternatives to the road and intermodal terminals

    La croissance très importante du transport de marchandises par la route rend nécessaire la recherche d'une utilisation optimale des différents modes de transport dans une perspective de développement durable. Ce rapport présente les tendances et problèmes clés dans le transport intermodal. Il [...]

    • Date : 2007
    • Pages : 175
    • PIARC Ref. : 2007R02EN
    • ISBN : 2-84060-192-3
  • Evaluation and Limitation of Impacts social and environmental for Road Networks and Transport Policies

    One work area of the PIARC Committee 14 on "Sustainable development and Road Transport" concerns the evaluation and limitation of impacts of road networks and transport policies. The Road is life (Via Vita). This are the words contained in the logo of the World Road Association established in 1909. [...]

    • Date : 2004
    • Pages : 274
    • PIARC Ref. : 14.05.BEN
    • ISBN : 2-84060-163-X
  • Freight Modal Split

    The report provides a statistical overview of trends in freight transport concentrating on growth in different modes of freight transport, modal split for freight, average length of haul, and commodities transported. Where possible an attempt has been made to cover both domestic and international freight [...]

    • Date : 2004
    • Pages : 144
    • PIARC Ref. : 19.02.BEN
    • ISBN : 2-84060-179-6
  • Towards a Multimodal Approach of the Transport System

    Sustainable development is already used world-wide to represent the need to direct the future of the earth and human beings. The transportation sector plays a major role both for the economic development and the environmental balance of the world. A comprehensive multimodal approach to the transport [...]

    • Date : 2004
    • Pages : 150
    • PIARC Ref. : 04.08.BEN
    • ISBN : 2-84060-157-5
  • Vehicle Size and Weight Limits - Experiences and Trends

    The objective of this report is to present an overview of problems concerning vehicle weight and dimensions monitoring and enforcement, such as National and international regulation for vehicle weight and dimensions and need of harmonization; the Directive 96/53 as a legal basis of the harmonization [...]

    • Date : 2004
    • Pages : 56
    • PIARC Ref. : 19.01.BEN
    • ISBN : 2-84060-170-2

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