The challenges for the freight transport sector are enormous. Demand is extremely increasing and challenges caused by e-commerce and city distribution will have to be tackled. On the other hand, new technologies can bring disruptive business models and cause different social impacts.
How will the future of freight transport look like? Is it possible to estimate when? By 2030? By 2050? Will they be local, worldwide or reproducible system?
Silvio Nocera, Università IUAV di Venezia, Italy
Cathy Macharis, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium