Posts Tagged: freight

Sara Wagner wins 2021 WTS Toronto Area Chapter Scholarship

Congratulations to Sara Wagner (CivMin PhD 2025) who was awarded a scholarship by the WTS Toronto Area Chapter. A live announcement of the WTS scholarship recipients was made during the WTS Toronto Chapter’s Virtual Conference on Thursday, October 28, 2021.…

Jaller: Sustainability of shopping decisions

Dr. Miguel Jaller, Associate Professor and Co-Director of the Sustainable Freight Research Center at the University of California, Davis, presented “Who shops online and how sustainable is the delivery process?” on February 12, 2021 for the Smart Freight Centre Leadership…

Roorda: Every aspect of shipping has a cost

UTTRI associated faculty Professor Matthew Roorda, Chair of the Smart Freight Centre, was interviewed along with other experts in a discussion of the costs of “free” deliveries to online shoppers in “Free shipping? There is no such thing.” “Clearly, every…

Ewing on emissions impact of freight activity

“Freight’s carbon footprint soaring” (Today’s Trucking, November 23, 2020) reports on a Smart Freight Symposium presentation by Maddy Ewing, Analyst at Pembina Institute, on November 20, 2020. Ewing’s presentation “Urban Freight Electrification in the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area” will…

Near-Road Air Pollution Pilot Study released

  Professor Greg Evans, Director, SOCAAR, shown with title page of 2019 Near-Road Air Pollution Pilot Study A study on traffic-related air pollution across Canada, The Near-Road Air Pollution Pilot Study, led by UTTRI associated faculty Professor Greg Evans, was…

Research Associate opportunity at Smart Freight Centre

Applications are now being accepted for a Research Associate (Limited Term) to work under the supervision of Professor Matthew Roorda. The new hire will contribute to the management and growth of the Smart Freight Centre and other projects related to…

UTTRI hosts workshop on transportation & e-commerce

UTTRI hosted a closed workshop for 50 participants on June 27 entitled “Transportation & E-Commerce: Opportunities & Challenges.” Director Eric J. Miller provided welcome remarks. The day’s objectives included: understanding the e-commerce supply chain and logistics across various levels (national, regional, and…

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