Sustainable Urban Freight Coalition

National Support Structure for Cost Emission Reduction from Urban Freight in India.


Indicators and Recommendations for Conducting Low Carbon Mobility Studies in Indian cities
Article | Vaishali Makhija

Abstract Transport sector accounts for nearly one-quarter of global energy-related CO2 emissions. In India, the transportation segment is one of the major anthropic contributors to the environment of greenhouse gases (GHGs) and other contaminants which have significant adverse effects on human health. The transport industry contributes greatly to global emissions of carbon dioxide,

 June 18, 2021

Planning for urban freight distribution of agriculural produces: Case study of Gurgaon
Blog | Yash Pratap Singh

The era of urban freight is gaining its importance due to increase in the e-commerce business in the developing nations where it was neglected over the decades in any city planning, preparation of master plans and players involves in the freight sector which constitutes 78% of road freight traffic in urban areas for short & long-haul distances where freight represents 90% of complete GHG em

 May 28, 2021

Electric Vehicle: The Revolutionary Catalyst for Last-Mile Delivery in E-Commerce
Article | Yash Pratap Singh

The trade of goods between the cities is the backbone of e-commerce with their rapid pace in India where the cities with the increasing demand of consumer products create opportunities and challenges both in terms of traffic and large presence of ICE vehicles in metro cities where the evolution of e-commerce and rise in adoption of EV plays a major role in the last-mile delivery ecosystem to me

 May 24, 2021

Mitigating climate impacts, one click at a time: Opportunities for e-commerce in reducing emissions from urban freight
Article | Faiza Solanki, Ramya MA

With a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 10.7% between 2020 and 2024, the logistics sector is expected to play a pivotal role in steering India’s economic development

 April 19, 2021

Electric Vehicles in Last Mile Delivery- Challenges and Options
Blog | Rajiv Raikar

Logistic costs in India are 14% of GDP, thus Last mile delivery being the most costly and time consuming part of the shipping process deserves greater attention. Last mile deliveries are done by delivery boys using petrol two wheelers, diesel /CNG powered three wheelers and mini trucks like Tata Ace or Boleros. This is partly due to the traffic situation, road sizes/ condition and the restricti

 April 14, 2021