The Freight Landscape: A Multidimensional Concept

The Freight Landscape A Multidimensional Concept

Four dimensions characterize the freight landscape:

  • Political landscape. Concerns regulations that political entities such as municipal governments have over urban freight activities.
  • Socioeconomic landscape. The pattern and structure of land use.
  • Infrastructure landscape. Transportation infrastructures, including information technologies, that are supporting urban logistics.
  • Mobility landscape. The structure of urban freight flows, including modes.