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Business Tour Dispuut Transportkunde Pandora – SEW Eurodrive

On one of our final days in China, we visited SEW Eurodrive in Suzhou (a city 100km west of Shanghai). SEW Eurodrive is a manufacturer of motors, gearboxes and electrical components. At the Suzhou mainly gearboxes are assembled, around 300.000 … Continue reading

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Business Tour Dispuut Transportkunde Pandora – Philips

The second Thursday of the tour started quite early when compared to the, still intensive, cultural program of Beijing. Today the group was headed towards PETEC: Philips Electronics TEChnology, a production plant part of the Royal Dutch Philips company. We … Continue reading

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Business Tour Dispuut Transportkunde Pandora – ZPMC

ZPMC stands for Zhenhua Port Machinery Company which is the old name for Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industries Company. This Chinese company produces port machinery for example quay cranes, container spreader and other large steel structures used in ports all around … Continue reading

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Business Tour Dispuut Transportkunde Pandora – APM Terminals & Engineering Services

Company: APM Terminals Crane & Engineering Services The first visit of the Business Tour was a day-visit, with in the morning a visit to the office of APM Terminals Crane & Engineering Services (CES) and afterwards a visit to the … Continue reading

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Logistics at work! ICCL’15 – International Conference on Computational Logistics in Delft

After a year of planning, months of collecting emails, reading abstracts, drafting and reviewing papers, the 6th International Conference on Computational Logistics (supported by the Transport Institute) was finally held in Delft, September 22-26. More details at http://realtimelogistics.info/iccl/ That was … Continue reading

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Is my delayed train really going to be delayed?

Report from a best paper award winner with the paper “Stochastic prediction of train delays in real-time using Bayesian networks” by Pavle Kecman; Francesco Corman; Anders Peterson; Martin Joborn (TUDelft + Linkoping University, Sweden) at the Conference on Advanced systems … Continue reading

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Transport of water versus Transport over water

A comprehensive book over transport of water and transport over water has just been published by Springer, with the support of the TUDelft Transport Institute, and contributions from many scientists and researchers from different backgrounds within the Transport Institute and … Continue reading

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Up to a Challenge?

Have you ever thought that transportation problems are useless? In reality, real world has so many interesting problems, which can be solved by the techniques studied and developed within the Transport Institute! There are many open challenges, for which developing … Continue reading

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Transit-Oriented Development: does easy access to the railway station increase train use?

Author: Kees Maat and Christa Hubers Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment Delft University of Technology Transit-Oriented Development (TOD) is the strategy to urbanise around railway stations in order to increase train ridership. However, the success highly depends on … Continue reading

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Best-Worst Multi-Criteria Decision-Making Method

Author: Jafar Rezaei Faculty of Technology, Policy and Management Delft University of Technology Decision-making is part of our daily life. We have to choose. Choosing is difficult. For some decision-making problems, we have standard measures (or tools), for some we … Continue reading

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