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Tag: Smart Freight Centre

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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 10, 2022

Using Robotics to Improve Warehouse Efficiency and Speed up Deliveries

New research looks at increasing the efficiency of robotic mobile fulfillment systems to help warehouses speed up deliveries.

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.

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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.

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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.