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1 December 2022

Developing Smart Logistics for Sustainable Transport

This joint study, conducted by the Research Institute of Highway (RIOH) of Ministry of Transport (MoT) of China and Fraunhofer IML, focuses on the role of smart logistics in sustainable and low carbon development, examining differences as well as similarities in the understanding and application of smart logistics in China and Germany.

Based upon this research, a common understanding of smart logistics is proposed, and an analysis of key driving factors and future development trends of smart logistics applications in China and Germany is provided. Finally, recommendations for an effective further development and implementation of smart logistics are put forward.


46 Pages
Language: English
    Authors (alphabetical order):
  • Dachuan Ding
  • Hongyu Chen
  • Matthias Parlings
  • Nils Saorski
  • Philipp Gauß
  • Sanja Gast
  • Sebastian Ibold
  • Shutong Jiang
  • Wenwen Jiao
  • Xin Hu
  • Xuan Ling

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