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Sulpiter Project Webinar - Prof. Michael Browne features as key note speaker about the Freight Quality Partnership

Within the European Project SULPiTER, a free webinar, held on the 28th November 2017 at 14:00 Central European Time, will focus on Freight Quality Partnership with Professor Michael Browne as key note speaker.

This webinar will focus on how to setup and organize a Freight Quality Partnership, groups of transport operators and local authorities that come together to deal with matters of freight access and deliveries in a particular location.

The European Project SULPiTER, has for objective to develop Sustainable Urban Logistics Plans at metropolitan level (Functional Urban Area) in partner locations. Trainings provided through webinars, among others, increase the skills of cities and regions in city logistics planning.

Michael Browne have been a full-time professor at the University of Gothenburg since 2015 having been part of the Visiting Professor Program for the previous three years. His main research focus is on urban goods transport and he provides academic leadership for the Urban Freight Platform a joint University of Gothenburg and Chalmers initiative supported by the VREF. He committed to engaging practitioners and policy-makers with the research community to focus on all aspects of logistics that impact on future patterns of urban goods transport and logistics. 

He also works on broader research topics research concerned with many issues in sustainable logistics including: e-commerce and home delivery, energy use in the supply chain and the interaction of policy and business decisions. the importance of working with stakeholders in in the cities. Prior to moving to Gothenburg in 2015 Professor Michael Browne worked for over 20 years at the University of Westminster in London and he continues to chair the Central London Freight Quality Partnership bringing together London boroughs, Transport for London and a range of businesses and their representative associations. He teaches on courses in logistics and sustainability and also retail logistics.

Details:

Event: Sulpiter Project Webinar: Freight Quality Partnership with Prof. Michael Browne as key note speaker.

When: Tuesday 28th November at 14:00 CET

Link to register to the webinar.

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