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‘Green’ deliveries arrive on Newcastle University campus

Expect to see more of the orange delivery van on Newcastle University campus – but many fewer conventional ones thanks to an innovative freight consolidation project.

Launched to improve the delivery of goods whilst reducing emissions and improving safety on the University campus, the contract will be serviced from Clipper Logistics’ facility at Wynyard Park, Billingham. It will use the electric vehicle (pictured) to deliver goods to the campus at the University’s designated nine drop-off zones. Until now, deliveries were made direct to campus across 226 delivery points and the new system will reduce the need for vans and lorries to enter University grounds.

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Smart Urban Freight Conference 2014

Organised by NewRail & POLIS, the event took place on 12th June, in Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK.

This event brought together several European Research Projects and industry stakeholders to discuss the following common themes and topics in urban freight:
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