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Hans Quak

Professor of Smart Cities and Logistics

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      Research interests

      H.J. (Hans) Quak Ph.D. is ‘lector’ (professor of applied sciences) @ BUas (Breda University of Applied Sciences) on Smart Cities and Logistics. Next, he has been working at TNO from 2007 on, currently as senior scientist in the Sustainable Transport and Logistics group.

      He especially focuses on logistics in urban areas, sustainable transport, innovations in logistics, sustainable logistics, the impacts of automation on transport and logistics as well as opportunities due to self-organising logistics.

      Hans was / is involved in several (inter)national projects on city logistics, projects on urban freight transport and the electrification of urban freight transport vehicles, sustainable logistics and the influences of external or disruptive factors on the logistics organisation in companies. He (co)authored several reports, papers and book chapters on freight transport, logistics and (local) policy in these areas.

      Subjects

      city logistics, urban freight transport, sustainable logistics, innovation in logistics, supply chain management, last mile logistics, smart cities

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      Dynamic assignment vehicle routing problem with generalised capacity and unknown workload.

      Phillipson, F., de Koff, S., van Ommeren, C. & Quak, H., 2020, Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Operations Research and Enterprise Systems - Volume 1: ICORES. Parlier, GH., Liberatore, F. & Demange, M. (eds.). SciTePress, Vol. 1. p. 329-335 7 p.

      Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionScientificpeer-review

    • Public procurement as a strategic instrument to meet sustainable policy goals: the experience of Rotterdam.

      Nesterova, N., Quak, H., Streng, J. & van Dijk, L., 2020, In : Transportation Research Procedia. 46, p. 285-292 8 p.

      Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

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      Running an urban consolidation centre: Binnenstadservice 10 years back and forth.

      Quak, H., Van Duin, R. & Hendriks, B., 2020, In : Transportation Research Procedia. 46, p. 45-52 8 p.

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      Het exploiteren van een stadsdistributiecentrum : 7 lessen uit 10 jaar ervaring met Binnenstadservice

      Van Duin, R., Quak, H. & Hendriks, B., 2019, In : Logistiek + Tijdschrift voor toegepaste logistiek . 8, p. 36-45

      Research output: Contribution to journalArticleProfessional

      Public procurement as driver for more sustainable urban freight transport

      Quak, H., Nesterova, N., Kok, R., R.G., T. (ed.), S., I. (ed.) & K., K. (ed.), 2019, 3rd International Conference "Green Cities – Green Logistics for Greener Cities", Szczecin, 13-14 September 2018. Vol. 39. p. 428-439 12 p. (Transportation Research Procedia).

      Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionScientificpeer-review

    • 1 Citation (Scopus)

      Activities

      • 2 PhD supervisor / committee
      • 1 Guest lectures/talks/presentations (not at a conference)

      Towards more sustainable cities : logistics challenges

      Hans Quak (Invited speaker)

      26 Sep 2019

      Activity: Talk or presentationGuest lectures/talks/presentations (not at a conference)

      What role for rail in urban freight distribution?

      Hans Quak (Member)

      24 Sep 2019

      Activity: ExaminationPhD supervisor / committee

      Press / Media

      Slimmere logistiek de stad in (Interview in logisticx)

      Hans Quak

      1/04/20

      1 Media contribution

      Press/Media: Press / Media