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Theories and Practices for Sustainable Urban Logistics

Theories and Practices for Sustainable Urban Logistics
Author(s)/Editor(s): Olcay Polat (Pamukkale University, Turkey)and Görkem Gülhan (Pamukkale University, Turkey)
Copyright: ©2024
DOI: 10.4018/979-8-3693-1447-0
ISBN13: 9798369314470
EISBN13: 9798369314487


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Cities are grappling with unprecedented challenges, and the urgency to transform urban logistics into sustainable, equitable, and economically viable systems has never been more pressing. The ripple effects of urbanization on logistics demand careful examination, necessitating a comprehensive resource that sheds light on the dynamic complexities but identifies actionable strategies for a sustainable future.

Theories and Practices for Sustainable Urban Logistics is a beacon for academic scholars seeking to untangle the intricate threads of urban logistics in the present tense. With a laser focus on theory, policy, and real-world applications, this publication aims to be the solution for understanding and addressing the evolving demands of urban logistics. By delving into historical evolution, exploring case studies, and offering practical insights, the book equips readers with the knowledge needed to navigate the challenges and seize the opportunities of sustainable urban logistics.

Author's/Editor's Biography

Olcay Polat (Ed.)
Dr. Olcay Polat received his Industrial Engineering PhD degree from the Technical University of Berlin (Germany) with the scholarship of German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) in 2013. He has been working as Professor in the Department of Industrial Engineering at Pamukkale University (Turkey). He has a special interest in supply chain management, logistics and transportation optimization, production management and risk management. He has been published more that 100 papers in respected journals, conference proceedings and books.

Görkem Gülhan (Ed.)
Görkem Gülhan graduated from Dokuz Eylül University, Faculty of Architecture, Department of Urban and Regional Planning. He completed his master's degree at Dokuz Eylül University, Department of Urban and Regional Planning. He completed his PhD at Pamukkale University, Department of Civil Engineering, specialising in transport planning. His research interests focus on transport master plans, accessibility and transport planning. Apart from transport, he is interested in urban design, urban sociology, numerical methods in planning. He has publications in many national and international indexes. He is currently working as an associate professor at Pamukkale University, Faculty of Architecture and Design, Department of Urban and Regional Planning.


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