Urban Logistics


Michael Browne, Sönke Behrends, Johan Woxenius, Genevieve Giuliano and José Holguin-Veras, editors

This book is for policymakers, freight transport companies and receivers of supplies, providing them with the information and guidance they need to effect change in the logistics of the city. It is written by an outstanding set of researchers and industry experts from five continents. The book includes clear examples of business case developments, as well as toolkits for policymakers and managers who are devising new initiatives.

The authors provide an in-depth examination of different aspects of urban logistics, including retail logistics for cities, urban food supply chains, services and the special logistics requirements involved, construction and waste management, as well as e-commerce and home delivery. There is also a focus on networks and partnerships and an analysis of innovation as a new constant.


Michael Browne is Professor of Logistics and Urban Freight Transport at the University of Gothenburg.

Sönke Behrends is a senior researcher at IVL Swedish Environmental Research Institute, Gothenburg.

Johan Woxenius is Professor of Maritime Transport Management and Logistics at the University of Gothenburg.

Genevieve Giuliano is Professor and Margaret and John Ferraro Chair in Effective Local Governement at the University of Southern California. She is also Director of METRANS Transportation Center.

José Holguin-Veras is William H Hart Professor and Director of the Center for Infrastructure, Transportation and the Environment at the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York.



  • Publication date     2018
  • Production              Kogan Page
  • Language               English
  • ISBN                       978-0-7494-7871-1


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