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June 22, 2022

Making an Impact on Community

Elkafi Hassini receives 2022 DeGroote School of Business Award for Community-Engaged Scholarship for his work with the Smart Freight Centre.

March 3, 2022

Finding Sustainable Solutions to Minimize the Impact of Local Deliveries in Communities

New research looks at the social, environmental, and economic impacts to local communities from e-commerce deliveries.

February 24, 2022

How improving EDI policies can address the labour shortages in trucking/transportation

New research explores labour demographics and dynamics in the freight transportation sector.

DeGroote COVID researchers
November 8, 2020

Researchers advance our understanding of the implications of COVID-19

DeGroote's world-leading experts are researching the impact of the global coronavirus outbreak.

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October 22, 2020

Smart Freight Centre research partnership receives major funding award

DeGroote professor Elkafi Hassini and colleagues from U of T and York U receive $3.1M to study the community impact of home delivery.

Hospital quarantining COVID-19 patient
October 7, 2020

Data-driven pandemic solutions for hospitals

Using data to find ways to help maxed-out hospitals and patients cope with the pandemic and other crises.

Knowledge Labs with Elkafi Hassini
July 29, 2020

Knowledge Labs: In the Know with Elkafi Hassini

This week's In the Know: Professor Elkafi Hassini talks about how the pandemic has impacted retail.

Elkafi hassini standing between trucks
September 6, 2019

There’s no such thing as free shipping

Elkafi Hassini is finding innovative ways to make ecommerce more efficient, greener and kinder on communities overrun by delivery trucks.

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August 9, 2019

Transforming Business Through Research: DeGroote Researchers Earn Prestigious Research Grants

Six DeGroote researchers received funding from SSHRC, NSERC at a value of over $500,000

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July 17, 2019

Knowledge mobilization: DeGroote faculty earn support via Partnership Development Grants

Precarious employment in the gig economy, especially for musicians, is just one of the research topics being supported.

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April 18, 2019

Using big data to streamline big shipments: Smart Freight Centre launches in Region of Peel, with McMaster as partner

Trucking activity alone accounts for approximately $1.8 billion worth of goods moving daily to, from, and through the Region of Peel.