Simulating Logistic Innovation in a Growing Urban Environment

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Abstract

A modelling framework to simulate Urban Goods Movements (UGMs) is presented. It is based on two models designed to estimate the road space consumption of Inter-Establishment Movements (IEMs) and End Consumer Movements (ECMs). Two kinds of evolution of the environment are considered: the long term evolution and the seasonal fluctuation of the economic activity. We then present how a scenario involving an Urban Consolidation Centre (UCC) can be modelled. First, we evaluate which movements are potentially transferable to the UCC. Then, we define a catchment area. Finally, we evaluate the efficiency of the UCC by referring to continuous approximation methods.

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Battaïa, G., Gardrat, M., Toilier, F., Le Van, E., Gérardin, B., Routhier, J. L., … Zuccarello, P. (2016). Simulating Logistic Innovation in a Growing Urban Environment. In Transportation Research Procedia (Vol. 12, pp. 489–499). Elsevier B.V. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.trpro.2016.02.002

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