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5 February, 2018

Big Data to tackle urban freight delivery challenge

The quick rise of e-commerce and the urban population growth are causing many freight delivery challenges for cities. Luckily, an enterprising pilot project in the Spanish city of Valladolid could lead to a new model to help European cities reduce traffic arising from delivery trucks.
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22 December, 2017

HOW EFFECTIVE IS BIG DATA IN TRANSFORMING TRANSPORT?

The TransformingTransport project has taken on the challenge to demonstrate in detail how Big Data will transform the mobility and logistics sector. The project is validating the technical and economic viability of Big Data solutions to reshape transport processes and services that can potentially increa...
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28 September, 2017

Big Data unlocks the logistics challenge by analysing social media

More people than ever before are shopping online, a phenomenon which plays an important role in radically enlarging the customer base for retailers and fostering competitiveness like never before. Industry, businesses, delivery companies, transport companies and retailers can all benefit from this growin...
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18 September, 2017

Enhancing online shopping through big data

E-commerce is on the rise, and economic competitiveness can grow if the process is streamlined. One way of achieving this is by analysing the huge volumes of data, i.e. Big Data, that come from different electronic sources such as online sales, delivery records, customer reviews, spending habits, social ...