Topic outline

  • Unit 1: Introduction

    Electric delivery vehicles are a viable solution for reducing urban air and noise pollution, particularly in large and/or dense cities. However, in order for the transition to these types of vehicles to be achieved, cities need to implement policies which encourage more electric mobility. This course addresses the question of how cities can work with the private sector and what role the public sector can/should play in encouraging and supporting further electrification in the logistics sector.

  • Unit 2: Background and context

    Clean city logistics combine the use of electric freight vehicles with innovative logistics concepts. This unit explains the relevance and benefits of clean city logistics from the perspectives of the public and private sectors.

  • Unit 3: Electric freight vehicles

    This unit provides an overview of the classification of electric freight vehicles, and introduces the types of vehicles available for urban freight deliveries.

  • Unit 4: Clean city logistics

    Clean city logistics rely on a broad combination of measures, of which electric mobility is one component. This unit puts electric mobility in context and describes the advantages of turning urban commercial traffic into a clean operation from origin to destination.

  • Unit 5: Local context

    In order to effectively implement a customised clean city logistics measures in your city, it is essential to understand some key details about the local context. This includes the physical characteristics, target groups, users, and the stakeholders involved in implementation.

  • Unit 6: From plan to reality

    Preparing, implementing and starting up operation of clean city logistics requires a well-informed strategic plan. This unit serves as a check-list for each the essential aspects and action points of each stage.

  • Unit 7: Conclusion

    What have you learned and what else can you learn from the TIDE project?