Increasing the Rail Share in Freight Transport in India

Date : January 17, 2022

Over the last few years, the volume of freight transported in India has increased exponentially due to India's rapidly growing economy. Indian Railways, once the largest freight transport mode in the country, is rapidly losing it share in national freight mobility to road-based transport, which is more energy and emissions intensive. With the rail sector being one of the most environmentally b...

Implementation Roadmap for Sustainable Urban Freight Mobility in Chennai

Date : January 15, 2022

The freight industry has a very complex and disintegrated system with urban freight traffic increasing day by day to meet the growing needs of an increasingly urban population. Urban freight transport is the movement of freight vehicles into, out of and within an urban area. The urban freight system includes manufacturing facilities, seaports, airports, distribution centres, wholesale and retail e...

Electrification of Urban Freight in India

Date : January 14, 2022

Urban freight movement forms a fundamental part of the overall transportation supply chain. Movement of goods originating from or outside the urban periphery which enter into an urban area through commercial road vehicles forms the urban freight network. Such movement is usually catered by both light commercial vehicles (LCVs) and medium and heavy commercial vehicles (M/HCVs) depending upon volume...