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Introduction; Eiichi Taniguchi and Russell G. Thompson Partnerships among Stakeholders; Michael Browne, Maria Lindholm, and Julian Allen Role of the Public Sector; Johan (J.G.S.N.) Visser Urban Planning with City Logistics; Kazuya Kawamura E-commerce and City Logistics Solution; Katsuhiko Hayashi, Toshinori Nemoto, and Johan (J.G.S.N.) Visser Modeling ; Johan W. Joubert Evaluating City Logistics Schemes; Russell G. Thompson Urban Distribution Centers; Ron van Duin and Juses Munuzuri Intelligent Transport Systems in City Logistics; Eiichi Taniguchi Off-Hour Delivery Programs; Jose Holguin-Veras, Ivan Sanchez-Diaz, Miguel Jaller, Felipe Aros-Vera, Shama Campbell, Cara Wang, and Stacey Hodge Cooperative Freight Transport Systems; Tadashi Yamada Access Restrictions and Local Authorities' City Logistics Regulation in Urban Areas; Hans Quak Future Directions; Russell G. Thompson and Eiichi Taniguchi Index

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Eiichi Taniguchi is Professor of Transport and Logistics in the Department of Urban Management, Graduate School of Engineering, Kyoto University, Japan. His research centers on city logistics and urban freight transport modeling, focusing on stochastic and dynamic vehicle routing and scheduling with time windows, and multi-agent simulation considering behavior of stakeholders who are involved in urban freight transport. His recent research covers health and security issues, including humanitarian logistics after catastrophic disasters and home health care problems in an aging society. He has published more than 200 academic papers and nine books. He was awarded the best paper award by the Japan Society of Civil Engineers in 2000 and by the Eastern Asia Society for Transportation Studies in 1999 and 2011. As the president of Institute for City Logistics since 1999 he has organized the First through Eighth International Conferences on City Logistics in various venues in the world. He has been actively involved in collaborative research in international organizations including the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, the World Conference on Transport Research Society, the Transportation Research Board, and the World Road Association. Russell G. Thompson has more than 15 years of experience in city logistics research. He has been involved in a number of local and international studies relating to urban freight, including the Best Urban Freight Solutions (BESTUFS) project and the OECD report on urban distribution. Professor Thompson is a founding Director and the Vice President of the Institute for City Logistics based in Kyoto and a Team Leader of the recently established VOLVO Centre of Excellence in Sustainable Urban Freight Systems.

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