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Poster Session 1432

1432 - Tools and Techniques to Improve Home Deliveries and the Last Mile

Friday, January 29 10:00 AM- 11:30 AM ET
Ivan Sanchez-Diaz, Chalmers tekniska hogskola
Sponsored by:
Standing Committee on Urban Freight Transportation (AT025)



The presentations in this session address the increase in demand of home deliveries mainly as a consequence of online shopping, as well as innovations to make the last mile more efficient and sustainable. The presentations will provide insights on how to model the demand for home deliveries, the determinants of this demand, and the effects of COVID-19 on the demand for home deliveries. The presentations will also address challenges and solutions that increases in online shopping generate for the last mile, such as, the effects of location of fulfillment centers locations on travel efficiency, crowdshipping initiatives, and the use of automated lockers and autonomous robots.

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Title Presentation Number
Exploring the Relationship Between Locational and Household Characteristics and Online Shopping
Cheng Cheng, Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology
Takanori Sakai, Tokyo University of Marine Science and Technology (TUMST)
André Alho, Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology
Lynette Cheah, Singapore University of Technology and Design
Moshe Ben-Akiva, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
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The Impact of Online Ordering Frequency in New York City's Planning. Delivery Plans for the City or the Neighborhood?
Carla Tejada (ctejada001@citymail.cuny.edu), City College of New York
Alison Conway, City College of New York
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The impact of product type on house deliveries: trends and factors affecting   COVID-19 lockdown deliveries
Miguel Figliozzi (figliozzi@pdx.edu), Portland State University
Avinash Unnikrishnan, Portland State University
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Assessing the Impacts of Crowdshipping: A Simulation based Study in the City of Volos, Greece
Ioannis Karakikes, University of Thessaly
Eftihia Nathanail, University of Thessaly
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Analysis of Home Deliveries Before, During, and After COVID-19 outbreak lockdown
Avinash Unnikrishnan (uavinash@pdx.edu), Portland State University
Miguel Figliozzi, Portland State University
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Factors Affecting the Purchase Decision of Cargo Cycles by Commercial Users
Santhanakrishnan Narayanan (santhanakrishnan.narayanan@tum.de), Technische Universitat Munchen
Johannes Gruber, German Aerospace Center (DLR), Institute of Transport Research
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Localization of Inner Urban Micro Depots for Last Mile Cargo Cycle Delivery based on Real Demand Data and City Characteristics
Christian Rudolph, DLR - German Aerospace Center
Alexis Nsamzinshuti, Universite Libre de Bruxelles
Samuel Bonsu, Deutsches Zentrum fur Luft- und Raumfahrt DLR Standort Berlin
Alassane Ndiaye, Universite Libre de Bruxelles
Nicolas Rigo, DART Consulting sprl
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Valuing Public Acceptance of Autonomous Delivery Robots During COVID-19 Pandemic: Consumer Heterogeneity in Attitudes, Trust and Willingness to Pay
Agnivesh Pani, University of Memphis
Sabya Mishra (smishra3@memphis.edu), University of Memphis
Mihalis Golias, University of Memphis
Miguel Figliozzi, Portland State University
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Commercial Vehicle Driver Behaviors and Decision Making: Lessons Learned from Urban Ridealongs
Giacomo Dalla Chiara (giacomod@uw.edu), University of Washington
Klaas Fiete Krutein, University of Washington
Andisheh Ranjbari, University of Washington
Anne Goodchild, University of Washington
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Modeling Spatial Dimensions of Parcel Delivery Demand and Determinants
Nala Shin, Inha University
Yong Jin Kim, Inha University
Hyunwoo Lim, Inha University
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Travel Efficiency of Fulfillment Centers.
Seth Contreras, Fehr & Peers
Shangyou Zeng, Fehr & Peers
Fatemeh Ranaiefar, Fehr & Peers
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Travis Glick, Portland State University
Miguel Figliozzi, Portland State University
Avinash Unnikrishnan, Portland State University
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Matching supply and demand in crowdshipping: A theoretical framework
Ioanna Kourounioti, Delft University of Technology
Ioannis Tsouros, University of the Aegean
Panagiotis Georgakis, University of Wolverhampton
Angelica Salas, University of Wolverhampton
Michiel de Bok, Technische Universiteit Delft
Athena Tsirimpa, University of the Aegean
Ioanna Pagoni, University of the Aegean
Sebastiaan Thoen, Significance
Larissa Eggers, Significance
Amalia Polydoropoulou, University of the Aegean
Lóránt Tavasszy, Technische Universiteit Delft
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Potential for Common Carrier Parcel Lockers at Transit Facilities in Portland, Oregon
Katherine Keeling, Portland State University
Jaclyn Schaefer, Portland State University
Miguel Figliozzi, Portland State University
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An Assessment of the Use of Autonomous Ground Vehicles for Last Mile Parcel Delivery
Daniel Olejarz (dan.olejarz@gmail.com), University of Toronto
Matthew Roorda, University of Toronto
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Dynamic Curbside Management in the Age of New Mobility and e-Commerce: Case Studies from Columbus, OH and Washington, DC
Benito Perez, District Department of Transportation
David Lipscomb, District Department of Transportation
Laura MacNeil, District Department of Transportation
Robert Ferrin, City of Columbus
Amanda Ford, City of Columbus
Jonathan Heider, City of Columbus
hillip Hanson, City of Columbus
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