Research projects

Digitalization of retailing and changing business models

This project about digitalization of retailing and changing business models includes a particular focus on changing goods flows due to the increased interweaving of fixed retail stores and online retailing and new services that this development entails. 

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Planning for sustainable logistics operations in city areas

The aim of this research project is to explore how freight movements can be made more sustainable in urban areas, including new development areas. More information about the project >>

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Off-peak City Distribution

The project studies the effects and results of ongoing Off-peak trials and tests new solutions. It maps Off-peak activities in Sweden / EU, proposes regulatory principles, disseminates knowledge and promotes a greater spread. The project uses Stockholm as case study. More information about the project >>

Project Partners

  • KTH Royal Institute of Technology Stockholm
  • Municipality of Stockholm
  • Svebol Logistics
  • Scania
  • Volvo Technology
  • Chalmers University of Technology
  • Lidl

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Dencity

The project studies how sustainable urban mobility for both passenger and goods can be provided in an area with limited space for vehicles on streets as well as high demands on attractiveness and sustainability. The project uses Frihamnen, in Gothenburg, as case study.

Project Partners

  • Lindholmen Science Park
  • Chalmers University of Technology
  • Volvo Technology
  • Municipality of Gothenburg
  • Älvstranden Utveckling

Involved UFP researchers


Consumer logistics

The aim of this project is to study the performance of consumer logistics at the intersection of practices of consumption, mobility, city planning and retailing in inner cities. The project focuses on how consumer logistics in inner cities is performed, how  it is affected by and affect life phase and generation and how it has evolved over time. More information about the project >>

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Freight transport in lanes dedicated to public transport - evaluation and concept development

The project examines if it can be advisable, under certain conditions, to allow freight transports in public transport lanes. The project uses Stockholm as case study. More information about the project >>

Project Partners

  • Municipality of Stockholm
  • PostNord
  • Sustainable Innovation
  • Chalmers University of Technology

Involved UFP researchers


Published: Fri 13 Feb 2015. Modified: Mon 06 Jul 2015