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2019 I-NUF Conference Papers and Presentations

 

 

Plenary Sessions

Opening Plenary Session Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Title:  Looking Ahead: Workforce Development for Transportation & Logistics in the 4th Industrial Revolution

Keynote Speaker:   Ian Roark, Vice President, Workforce Development, Pima Community College


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Welcome:  John Keisler, Director of Economic and Property Development, City of Long Beach


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Plenary Session Thursday, October 17, 2019

Title: The Future of Last Touch Delivery:  Balancing Industry Needs and Community Impacts

Moderator:  Kevin Turner, Executive Director, Cushman & Wakefield

Panelists:
Dan Floriani,
President & Co-Founder, Pacific Industrial
Noel Massie, U.S. Operations Manager, UPS (retired)
Kim Snyder, President, West Region, Prologis
Michael Maricic, International Sales Executive, FedEx

 

Plenary Session Friday, October 18, 2019

Title: Technology & Policy

Moderator:  Carrie Bowen, California Highway & Roads Leader, HDR

Panelists: 
Edward Alegre,
Senior Manager, Highway Program, ITS, LA Metro
Robert Brown, Head of Public and Government Affairs, TuSimple
Marlon Flournoy, Chief, Division of Planning, Caltrans
Vince Mammano, Division Administrator California Division, FHWA

 


 

Keynote Lunch Session- Wednesday October 16, 2019

Title: Electrification of the Last Mile
Keynote Speaker:  Bernie Kotlier,
Executive Director, Labor Management Cooperation Committee and National Co-chair, Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Training Program


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Keynote Lunch Session- Thursday October 17, 2019

Special Speaker: Jordan Marks, AGL Student, Cabrillo High School, Long Beach Unified School District

 

Title: Goods Movement in a Changing Streetscape
Keynote Speaker:
Alison Conway, Associate Professor, Civil Engineering, City College of New York


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Special Sessions

Special Session 1 - Maximizing Multimodal Connections for Improved First-/Last-Mile Freight Mobility:  Noteworthy Practices from the U.S. and Abroad jointly sponsored by FHWA, TRB Urban Freight Transportation Committee, and AASHTO


Session Moderator:  Tamiko Burnell
, Federal Highway Administration 

Panelists: 
Jill Lemke, Manager of Strategic Planning & Special Projects, Maryland Port Authority
Daniel Pallme,
Assistant Chief of Freight and Logistics, Tennessee Department of Transportation
Scott Drumm, Director of Research and Strategic Analysis, Port of Portland


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Special Session 2 - Hyper-local and zero-emission urban deliveries via micro hubs: a solution for the future?


Session Moderator:  Wouter Dewulf,
University of Antwerp


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Panelists:
Anne Goodchild, University of Washington
Alison Conway, The City College of New York
Laetitia Dablanc, IFSTTAR


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Roel Gevaers, University of Antwerp/BD myShopi

 


 

Track 1-1 So What’s With this Bicycle for Last Mile Deliveries?

Title: The bicycle as contribution to the logistic efficiency of freight transport in the last mile

Presenter:  Guillermo Arcila Mena, Universidad Nacional de Colombia at Medellin


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Title: Eco-Transfer System to Foster Sustainable Last-Leg Delivery Modes


Presenter:  Sofia Perez-Guzman, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

 

Title: Cargo bikes – A risen star in last mile pickup and delivery


Presenter:  Aanan Sutaria
, University of Antwerp


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Track 1-2 Understanding the Impacts of Last Mile Services and Behaviors

Title: CEP services in terms of sustainability - Simulating the impact of urban last-mile delivery services in terms of CO2 emission outputs


Presenter:  Marvin Auf der Landwehr,
Hochschule Hannover

Title: Consumer and business characteristics of ‘Instant Deliveries’ in Brazil: a need for new public policies


Presenter:  Leise Kelli de Oliveira, UFMG


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Title: E-Commerce Impacts on Regional Travel and Energy Use: Household Shopping and Parcel Delivery Tradeoffs


Presenter:  Monique Stinson, Argonne National Laboratory


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Title: How sustainable are home delivery concepts in an urban context? Quantifying the emission output impacts of e-grocery on different city district types


Presenter:  Maik Trott, Hochschule Hannover


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Track 1-3 Micro Hubs, Lockers and Collect Points

Title: Exploring consumers' omnichannel behaviour and the impact on last mile and sustainability


Presenter:  Heleen Buldeo Rai, Vrije Universiteit Brussel


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Title: Local “hives”: How added-value services can make micro-hubs for urban goods distribution a success


Presenter:  Ivan Dario Cardenas Barbosa, University of Antwerp


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Title: Analyzing the operational and cost impacts of pick-up points on e-commerce’s last mile distribution: the case of São Paulo, Brazil


Presenter:  Claudio B. Cunha, University of São Paulo


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Title: The Spatial Dynamics of Amazon Lockers in Los Angeles County


Presenter:  Jiawen Fang, University of Southern California


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Track 1-4 Not So Easy Finding a Space for Loading/Unloading in Cities

Title: Do commercial vehicles cruise for parking?


Presenter:  Giacomo Dalla Chiara,
University of Washington


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Title: A Quantitative and Qualitative Understanding of Curbside Access Challenges for Last Mile Delivery in Los Angeles


Presenter:  Scott Strelecki, Southern California Association of Governments


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Title: On-Street Parking Capacity for Freight and Service Activity


Presenter:  Diana Ramirez-Rios, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute


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Title: NYC Clear Curbs: Implications for Goods Movement – Phase II


Presenter:  Yaxin Zhang,
The City College of New York


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Track 1-5 Data, Simulation, Optimization Tools for Last Miles

Title: Cracking the Freight Data Nut: Estimating Center City Inbound and Outbound Vehicle Volumes from Cordon Counts


Presenter:  Gabriela Giron-Valderrama, University of Washington


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Title: Creation of a Database for Delivery Journeys in Urban Centres


Presenter:  Dominic Hofmann,
Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences


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Title: Express Package Delivery Optimization Using On-Foot Personnel, Cargo Tricycles and Delivery Trucks: A Case Study for Downtown Toronto


Presenter:  Patrick Meredith-Karan,
Massachusetts Institute of Technology


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Track 2-1  Distribution Network Design Innovations  

Title: A new method of network design for urban distribution: The case of gasoline distribution.


Presenter:  Mario Monsreal, Texas A&M Transportation Institute


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Title: Distribution Structure Design:  A Study of 3 Industry Sections


Presenter:  Alexander Onstein, Delft University of Technology


Title: The Distribution Networks of E-commerce: Emergence of a Geography of City Logistics


Presenter:  Jean-Paul Rodrigue, Hofstra University

 


 

Track 2-2 Urban Freight Trucking Efficiency


Title: Dynamic Scheduling of Chassis Movements with Chassis Processing Facilities in the Loop


Presenter:  Timothy VanderBeek,
Boeing/California State University, Long Beach


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Title: Port container drayage: disruptions and interventions in urban context


Presenter:  Peter V Hall,
Simon Fraser University


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Title: Truck Platooning from Urban Multimodal Facilities


Presenter:  Matthew Reiter,
University of California, Berkeley

 


 

Track 2-3 Improving Seaport and Airport Infrastructure

 

Title: Modelling Port Elasticity


Presenter:  Philip Davies, Davies Transportation Consulting, Inc.

 

Title: San Pedro Bay Portwide Rail Study


Presenter:  Shashank Patil, Port of Long Beach

 

Title: Evaluating the Role of Resilience in Reducing Economic Losses From Disasters: A Multi-Regional Analysis of A Seaport Disruption


Presenter:  Dan Wei, University of Southern California

 

Title: Key Success Factors to Attract E-commerce Logistics Activities at an Airport


Presenter:  Wouter Dewulf,
University of Antwerp

 


 

Track 3-1 Use of Alternative Fuel Technologies in Logistics

Title: Electric Vehicle Heavy-duty Drayage Trucks: A Case Study on the Impacts of Range on Operational Use in Los Angeles


Presenter:  Sue Dexter, University of Southern California


Title: Energy Efficient Logistics in the Albany- New York City Corridor


Presenter:  José Holguin-Veras, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

 

Title: The Operational Strategy of Alternative Maritime Power at YGPA’s container port in South Korea


Presenter:   Hyowon Kang, Andong National University


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Title: Local air benefits of switching a freight ferry from diesel to Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG)


Presenter:  Weihan Peng, University of California, Riverside


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Track 3-2 Truck Traffic Analysis


Title: Characterization of Truck Traffic in Metro Manila


Presenter:  Riches Bacero,
De La Salle University


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Title: Traffic and Infrastructure Implications of Deploying Connected, Autonomous Drayage Trucks


Presenter:  Jean-Daniel Saphores
, Institute of Transportation Studies, University of California, Irvine


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Track 3-3 Container and Vehicle Scheduling

 

Title: A distributed simulation-based load balancing method for traffic assignment in a large-scale network


Presenter:  Penfei Chen, University of Southern California


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Title: Distribution of non-alcoholic beverages in the city of Lima


Presenter:  Mario Chong, Universidad del Pacifico


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Title: Truck Driver Shortest Path and Scheduling Problem with Working Hours and Parking Availability Constraints


Presenter:  Filipe Vital, University of Southern California


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Title: Solving the Empty Container Problem using Double-Container Trucks under Stochastic Demand


Presenter:  Siyuan Yao, University of Southern California


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Track 3-4 Urban Logistic Models

 

Title: Factors explaining the use of cargo bikes and cars in urban logistics: results from a stated preference experiment in Germany


Presenter:  Johannes Gruber,
DLR/German Aerospace Center


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Title: Chassis: What in the World Will We Do?


Presenter:  Bethany Stich, University of New Orleans


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Title: Lessons learned from SCAG’s external Heavy Duty Truck (HDT) model enhancement


Presenter:  Stephen Yoon, Southern California Association of Governments

 


 

Track 4-1 Understanding Stakeholders Operations and Perspectives for Policy and Planning

 

Title: Stakeholders Perceptions to Sustainable Urban Freight Policies in Emerging Economies


Presenter:  Johanna Amaya Leal,
Iowa State University


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Title: Collaboration in city logistics using interactive simulation: feedbacks from two workshops (non-expert and expert participants)


Presenter:  Arthur Gaudron, MINES Paris Tech


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Title: Coordinated Freight Routing with Participation Incentives for Multiple Classes of Users


Presenter:  Aristotelis-Angelos Papadopoulos,
University of Southern California


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Title: Identifying Trucking Needs within Today's Urban Planning


Presenter:  Jeffrey Short, American Trucking Research Institute


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Track 4-2 Freight and Environmental Sustainability

 

Title: Estimating fuel consumption and environmental pollution of freight activities from GPS data


Presenter:  Trilce Encarnacion, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute


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Title: Estimation of Exposure to PM2.5 in Multi-contextual Segregation: A Case Study in Los Angeles County


Presenter:  Yougeng Lu,
University of Southern California

 

Title: Evaluating the economic impacts of sustainable policies on inventory and fleet decisions


Presenter:  Miguel Jaller,
University of California, Davis


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Track 4-3 Estimating Urban Freight Demand:  Freight and Service Trip Generation 

Title: Service Trip Attraction and Respective Durations in Commercial Establishments


Presenter:  José Holguin-Veras, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute



Title: Service Trips Generation Modeling: An Empirical Investigation


Presenter:  Diana Patricia Moreno-Palacio, Universidad Nacional de Colombia at Medellin


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Title: What can property owners do for sustainable urban freight? The case of Nordstan
shopping mall


Presenter:  Alena Brettmo, University of Gothenburg


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Track 4-4 Modeling and Planning Implications of Freight Patterns

Title: Urbanization, Logistics and the Environment


Presenter:  Paul Larson,
University of Manitoba


Title: Characterization of Spatial Patterns in MSA


Presenter:  Juvena Ng,
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute


Title: Spatial Patterns of Freight-Intensive Sectors


Presenter:  Carlos Rivera-Gonzalez, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

 


 

Track 4-5 Freight Modeling Examples Around the World

 

Title: Robust VSL Control and Impact on Traffic with High Volume of Trucks


Presenter:  Faisal Alasiri, University of Southern California


Title: A Carrier Load Pricing Model with Seasonality and Forward-/Back-Haul Pricing Differences


Presenter:  Monique Stinson, Argonne National Laboratory



Title: Intermodal freight transportation facilities for two major cities of Bangladesh in providing maritime logistics support to cater to international trade


Presenter:  Razon Chandra Saha,
Bangladesh University of Professionals



Title: Effects of Urban Freight on Bridge Repair Schedule Following a Disaster


Presenter:  Mehrnaz Doustmohammadi,
University of Alabama in Huntsville


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Track 5-1 Traffic Management in a Connected Environment

 

Title: Evaluating left turn saturation flow rate at signalized intersections by applying Floating Car Data (FCD) Technology


Presenter:  Nasima Bhuiyan,
California State University, Long Beach and Stamford University Bangladesh


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Title: A new type of delivery jobs in large cities: on-demand instant delivery couriers in Paris Technology Evaluation Methods for Informed Decision-Making


Presenter:  Laetitia Dablanc,
IFSTTAR/University of Paris-East

 

Title: Technology Evaluation Methods for Informed Decision-Making


Presenter:  Kat Janowicz,
3COTECH, Inc.

 


 

Track 5-2 New Modes, New Methods

 

Title: Counting logistic vehicles in real time using deep learning


Presenter: Arthur Gaudron,
MINES Paris Tech

 

Title: Exploring the potential of drones for urban deliveries in the healthcare sector


Presenters:  Pauline Hagerfors and Sofia Magnusson, Chalmers University of Technology


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Title: A study of autonomous delivery robots and their potential impacts on freight efficiency and travel


Presenter:  Dylan Jennings, Portland State University


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Title: Modeling Drone Delivery Costs and Speed-Range-Payload Tradeoffs


Presenter:  Miguel Figliozzi, Portland State University

 


 

Track 5-3 Freight Transport Technologies and Logistics


Title: Automation of Chittagong port for increasing the container handling capacity and port efficiency to meet the demand of port users


Presenter:  Razon Chandra Saha, Bangladesh University of Professionals

 

Title: Impacts of Implementing Zero Emission Container Handling Equipment on a Container Terminal


Presenter:  Doug Thiessen,
Moffatt & Nichol


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Title: A proposal for zero-emissions, electrified short-haul ‘rolling highway’ intermodal freight rail in the Southern California region


Presenter:  Brian Yanity,
Rail Propulsion Systems


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Track 6-1 Planning for the Future of Freight in Urban Regions

 

Title: Mitigating the Impact of Freight in London:  The City of London Transportation Strategy


Presenter:  Tom Parker, City of London Corporation

 


 

Track 6-2 Home Delivery Activity:  Measuring Demands and Impacts

 

Title: Impact of New Grocery E-Delivery Services on Travel Patterns, Access, and Equity


Presenter:  Katherine Keeling, Portland State University


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Title: Changing home-based shopping patterns are leading a new urban freight movements in the Seoul Metropolitan Area


Presenter:  Jee-Sun Lee,
The Korea Transport Institute


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Title: Characterizing Home Delivery to New York City Residents


Presenter:  Carla Tejada, The City College of New York


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Title: Home-Based Delivery Supply Chains: The Digitalization Paradigm


Presenter:  Jean-Paul Rodrigue, Hofstra University

 


 

 Track 7-1  Global Solutions for Sustainable Urban Freight


Title: Night deliveries with clean and silent vehicles


Co-Presenters:  Magnus Blinge, Scania CV and Robin Billsjö, City of Stockholm


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Title: Urban Freight and Logistics: Current State of Practices in India


Presenter:  Ankit Gupta
, Indian Institute of Technology (Banaras Hindu University)

 

Title: ZEV Routing and Fleet Size Minimization for Drayage Operations


Presenter:  Shichun Hu,
University of Southern California


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Title: Factors associated with truck dwell times in downtown Seattle


Presenter:  Haena Kim,
University of Washington


 

Track 7-2 Shipping in the City

 

Title: Developing Design Guidelines for Commercial Vehicle Envelopes on Urban Streets


Presenter:  Edward McCormack, University of Washington


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Title: How Do Smart Growth Cities Take On Rocket Increase of E-Commerce? Assessing Effective Strategies for California Cities


Presenter:  Nico Boyd,
Fehr & Peers


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Title: Cargo bikes: an alternative to improve shipments in urban centers


Presenter:  Carlos Andrés Granada-Muñoz, Universidad Nacional de Colombia at Medellin


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Title: Recommendations and Pilot Projects to Improve Curbside Access for Last Mile Delivery in Los Angeles


Presenter:  Alison Linder, Southern California Association of Governments


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Track 7-3 Implementing Practices for Sustainable Urban Freight

 

Title: The importance of freight networks and partnerships in fostering sustainable urban freight initiatives


Presenter:  Michael Browne, University of Gothenburg

 

Title: Improving Reliability and Efficiency on Urban Transport Networks through Freight and Transit Signal Priority Strategies


Presenter:  Evangelos Kaisar,
Florida Atlantic University


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Title: Tools to Facilitate Implementation of Effective Metropolitan Freight Transportation Strategies


Presenter:  Mario Monsreal, Texas A&M Transportation Institute


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Title: It’s just not boxes at the Port, the cargo comes in all shapes and sizes!!


Presenter:  Rajeev Seetharam, Port of Long Beach


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 Track 7-4 Strategies to Address Greenhouse Gas Emissions

 

Title: The new setting and prospects of the urban freight market: the contribution of ALICE to decarbonization of European cities


Presenter:  Paola Cossu,
FIT/ALICE


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Title: Urban Goods Movement and Local Climate Action Plans: Assessing strategies to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from urban freight transportation


Presenter:  Andrew Goetz, University of Denver


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Title: Emissions Produced by Intercity Freight Transportation


Presenter:  Ricardo Quintero-Giraldo,
Universidad Nacional de Colombia

 

Title: The City of Oslo's action being climate friendly.  How to develop sustainable urban freight in the new context


Presenter:  Astrid Bjørgen, SINTEF


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