Online-Shopping ist in den letzten Jahren zunehmend beliebter geworden. Auf globaler Ebene machte E-Commerce im Jahr 2020 19% des weltweiten Einzelhandelsvolumens aus und es wird erwartet, dass der Online-Handel mit einer durchschnittlichen jährlichen Wachstumsrate von rund 15% bis 2027 wächst. In der Schweiz belief sich der Wert der Online-Bestellungen im In- und Ausland auf rund […]
What works and what doesn’t: How to motivate people to walk the extra mile for better distributed free-floating carsharing cars?
Iljana Schubert, Michael Stiebe and Uros Tomic Over the last years, we have witnessed a rapid growth in the number of free-floating carsharing schemes. These are mobility schemes where cars can be picked-up or dropped-off at any location within a city zone. Such a scheme exists, for example, in Basel with Mobility-Go. These mobility schemes […]
The future of private car mobility might be predominantly electric and powered by batteries. However, the environmental impacts of electric vehicles increase significantly with larger battery sizes. When relying on car utilization, vehicles with smaller batteries (i.e. smaller car, shorter range) should generally be preferred. However, the adoption of small cars is exacerbated by misjudgments […]
In 2019, 84.4% of the Swiss population lived in urban regions. The urbanisation trend still increases. Due to this and the fact that online shopping has gained popularity, the traffic load on a city’s infrastructure has increased dramatically. Currently, 10% of the transport performance (in vehicle km) on Swiss roads is caused by freight transport, […]
Supply chain network disruptions have become an increasingly relevant topic in literature and industry. Just recently the COVID-19 pandemic demonstrated the need for greater resilience in global supply chain networks. Disruptions lead to material shortages adversely impacting demand fulfilment and eventually resulting in operational shutdowns of nodes or edges in the network. Due to the […]