Applicable references within Road freight

Efficiency in processes at a road haulier | 2019 | Danish Road haulier with some 40 employees

Going through different processes in the daily work within a road hauling company with some 40 employees (full time and part-time) and +30 different road vehicles – from vans over different truck combinations incl. tractor and semi-trailer. The company work with a range of different services; courier, moving, refrigerated cargo, general cargo of different consignment sizes to movement of semi-trailers. Operations are done both in regional traffic in the Copenhagen area as well as national and international traffic. A large part of the work concerns daily matching the vehicles and drivers with the different cargo in different contracts, on demand as well as combining different consignments types and sizes on the spot market.

Preparations Combine project | 2018-2019 | Danish Road Directorate

The Interreg project Combine aims to increase the share of intermodal transport by improving the operation at terminals and reducing the costs of the last mile by introducing new solutions such as platooning, longer/heavier trucks, e-trucks, and LNG-trucks. As preparation for the upstart of the parts that the Road Directorate will be responsible for in the project, different ideas regarding the work was gathered. Experiences from the EMS trial in Denmark, Potential for using EMS as last mile in combined transport, Border-crossing EMS trials, Potential for truck platooning and autonomous trucks and the possibilities of utilizing them in combined transport.

Heavy road vehicles | 2018 | Danish Road Directorate

Updating analysis of the development of heavy road vehicles during the latest years with different changes in the regulations, as the increases in maximum weights. The analysis included interviews with concerned road users.

Intelligent Access Monitoring | 2018 | Danish Road Directorate

Analysis of the possibilities of registering special transports on the road in connection with the introduction of the new digital tachograph, as well as studying how special transports are registered in our neighbouring countries.

GREAT Roadmap | 2017-2018 | Region Skåne

Lead the process of preparing a roadmap for the development of infrastructure for alternative fuels in the northern parts of the ScanMed corridor – Hamburg-Oslo / Stockholm for the GREAT project up to 2030. Main focus was infrastructure for electricity and LBG as well as initiatives at European, national, regional and local level. The work also forms the basis for strategy for public partners. Subcontractor to Ramböll Sweden.

Accessibility to Scania ports | 2017-2018 | Region Skåne

Analysis of accessibility to the ports of Helsingborg, Trelleborg and Ystad for Region Skåne. What are the needs for land infrastructure for the ports now and in the future? Development of a scenario based on Trafikverket’s base scenario 2040/2060, adapted Region Skåne’s goal for freight transport 2050, incl. 2 sensitivity analyses. Organising and moderating 2 workshops. With Ramböll Sweden as subcontractor.

The Oslo Region Case | 2017 | Eastern Norway County Network

The project concerns the first part of a feasibility study for possible shift from road freight to rail/sea for transports between the Oslo region via western and southern Sweden and Denmark to Germany/Poland. Detailed description of current situation, future development and scenarios, as well as detailed analysis of results for potential for shift more environmentally adapted transport modes

Infrastructure planning | 2017 | Jesjo Konsult AB for E12 Atlantica Transport project

Mapping of processes for infrastructure planning on regional and national level in Finland, Sweden and Norway. Dialogue process about the border-crossing infrastructure planning, as well as differences in the planning in the 3 countries. The final report will also entail recommendations for development of the processes for border-crossing infrastructure planning in the concerned countries.

HCT-support AlGuns | 2016 | AlGuns Åkeri AB, Sweden

Support in connection with HCT-projects in Sweden. Reporting of data concerning executed runs with double-trailer between Södertälje and Malmö. In addition, expert help regarding potential new projects.

HCT-application Evald Karlssons | 2015-2016 | Evald Karlssons Åkeri AB; Sweden

Help with application for test with HCT-vehicles, with a length above the allowed 25,25 m. Project leader for the test incl. contacts with other participants. Contact with concerned authorities.

HCT-application EB Logistik | 2015-2016 | EB Logistik AB, Sweden

Help with application for test with HCT-vehicles, with a length above the allowed 25,25 m. Project leader for the test incl. contacts with other participants. Contact with concerned authorities.

HCT System effects | 2015-2016 | MOE A/S - Denmark

Member of the reference group for the Swedish research project System analysis of implementation of HCT on road in Sweden. Participation in meetings, commenting on project reports and the final report of the project. The project analyses what High Capacity Transport in road transport in Sweden may mean for future freight to 2030 and beyond.

Applications for HCT demonstration tests | 2015 | Different Swedish road hauliers

Support and help with applications about HCT-demonstration trial with heavier and/or longer vehicles in Sweden, with use of latest technology and innovations within the vehicles and equipment of vehicle combinations. Moreover, preparation for detailed follow-ups of the trials.

Descriptive analysis of the flow of goods in Skåne | 2014 - 2015 | Ramböll Sweden for Region Skåne

Description and analysis of the flow of goods in/through/to/from Skåne with base year 2003 and comparative year 2013. General trends, internationalising trade and transport, freight transport, national development, transport structure, border region, the logistics- and port region, as well as transport flows and key figures were analysed. Project lead by Ramböll Sweden with Tetraplan as subcontractor.

SamDemo - Support for HCT demonstration projects | 2014-2015 | Skogforsk, Sweden for Trafikverket, Sweden

Supporting actors within HCT for their work with new demonstration projects. Includes developing/maintaining, advising different potential actors in setting up applications, data collection about the on-going trials and advise on different research areas that could be interesting to follow within different HCT-demonstration trials with heavier and/or longer vehicles in Sweden, with use of latest technology and innovations within the vehicles and equipment of vehicle combinations.

Development trends in road freight transport | 2015 | Danish Road Directorate

Through data analyses and interviews with stakeholders, we identified and analysed a number of the drivers behind the development of the road freight transport in order to qualify how it will be affected in the future. The drivers included, for example, business location, freight across ports, development in terminals and location of freight hubs.

Coaching of logistics and industrial companies | 2013-2014 | Region Örebro, Sweden

Coaching different companies in Region Örebro within their Sustainable Logistics Project. Coaching and supporting them in decision-making, environmental tools etc. in order to achieve more sustainable transports, including reporting of the results.

Secretary of the High Capacity Transport (HCT) research programme | 2013-2015 | Trafikverket, Sweden

Secretary of the steering committee of the Swedish research program for High Capacity Transport (HCT) in which various actors of academy, business and authorities are included. Coordinating the responsible for the 11 work packages with various HCT projects, organizing meetings and workshops etc. In addition, member of steering groups in different HCT projects.

Estimation of traffic flows and CO2 emissions in 2030 in Region Hovedstaden | 2013 | Region Hovedstaden, Denmark

Collection and summary of various studies and projections of transport in and through the Capital Region until 2030, with special focus on the development after the opening of the Fehmarnbelt link in 2021. The report contains the development in both passenger and freight traffic and the modal distribution.

CLOSER High Capacity Transport - Road | 2012 - 2015 | CLOSER/Lindholmen Science Park, Sweden

Supporting CLOSER with different tasks within the High Capacity Transports area.
Member of the steering group of the IAP Pilot project in Sweden, where the Australian Intelligent Access Program will be tested in Swedish vehicles, starting with the first 3 vehicles this summer.
Following the successful delivery of the roadmap for High Capacity Transports – Road in Sweden in April 2013, a number of different activities are expected in order to ensure the development according to the actions and steps proposed in the roadmap. Participation in meetings and working groups, writing papers and producing presentations etc. in Sweden as well as internationally.

COINCO II Prestudy for intermodal and interregional corridor Oslo-Öresund | 2012-2013 | Region Hovedstaden, Denmark

Development of a detailed study of infrastructure, bottlenecks now and towards 2030 between Oslo, the Öresund region and towards Hamburg. Detailstudies of infrastructure and bottlenecks now and in the future in the corridor. Furthermore transport volumes now and elaborated for the future, incl. what this would mean for the infrastructure.
Lead partner: Tetraplan, with support from Ramböll, Sweden and Analyse & Strategi, Norway.

GreCOR – Measures for establishment of a green corridor | 2012-2013| Trafikverket, Sweden

Elaboration of a study of measures for establishment of a green corridor between Oslo and Randstad region-Rotterdam. Detailed discussions of possible measures for the establishment and detailed description of these necessary measures.
Lead partner: WSP Analys & Strategi, Sweden with support from Analyse & Strategi, Norway and Tetraplan.

CLOSER roadmap High Capacity Transport - road | 2012-2013 | CLOSER/Lindholmen Science Park

Project with preparation of a roadmap for High Capacity Transport on road in Sweden – an assignment that CLOSER has received from the Forum for innovation in the transport sector. The assignment included preparation and leading 8 workshops with stakeholders in the area, as well as developing a roadmap for 2015, 2020 and 2030.

EWTC II – Market potential for a new ferry line Blekinge - Kaliningrad | 2011-2012 | The Danish ministry of transport

Within the East West Transport Corridor II, to evaluate the market potential for setting up a new ferry line between the regions of Blekinge and Kaliningrad, including carrying out interviews with stakeholders in Denmark and Sweden, as well as compiling the findings from all interviews also those carried out in Kaliningrad by the main contractor, Ramböll Sweden.

Climate strategy Region Hovedstaden | 2010 | Region Hovedstaden

Tetraplan and COWI are supporting Region Hovedstaden with possible measures for passenger and freight transports that could be included in its upcoming Climate Strategy. The market is screened for measures that have been tried, and possibly implemented in other parts of the world, in order to determine the potential for each of the measures in the Region Hovedstaden. Tetraplan was responsible for measures regarding freight transport.

TransBaltic Scenarios and workshops| 2010 | Region Västerbotten, Sweden, (Task leder WP 3 TransBaltic)

In the work, Tetraplan used a scenario approach with involved parties in a democratic process to create common future visions for transport in the Baltic Sea area and ways to achieve these visions for 2030. The project includes the following three tasks: Creating scenarios; Moderator at 5 debates on the future visions throughout the Baltic Sea region; Reporting on the results.

Femern Belt data collection | 2010 | Femern A/S, Denmark

Tetraplan was commissioned to collect data as regards the transports in the southern Baltic Sea as well as across the Gross Belt connection in order to form a basis for the transport volumes that would be influenced by the establishment of the Femern Belt connection.

IBU 2, subtask 2 and 3 | 2009 | Region Zealand, Denmark

Tetraplan made a survey of passenger and freight services in the Øresund Region and, through this mapping, revealed characteristics of this traffic. Moreover, the region’s importance as a transit corridor was in focus, and this gave an initial series of recommendations for how positive interaction between the region’s role as a transit corridor and public transport corridor could be developed. Helena was responsible for analysis and interviews with various forwarders, in which the transport industry’s view of international freight transport in the Øresund region were analyzed.

IBU 3 | 2009 | Region Hovedstaden, Denmark

As part of the identification of future infrastructure needs in the Øresund Region is the IBU 3 implemented a more detailed mapping of a number of current and projected traffic flows in the region, including flows related to Fehmarn and the 5th Ring The focus of this mapping has particular been on some of the congestion problems that might arise.

Evaluation of EMS Trial | 2008 - 2012 | Danish Road Directorate

Project manager for implementation of a major evaluation of the effects of the three-year modular road trains trials. The trial began in November 2008 and will run for three years. The surveys cover all aspects of the trial incl. the traffic, environmental, transport and financial aspects of the study. Evaluation, including both the original network, as well as the subsequent phases of the network, as new network parts are added throughout the trial period. The evaluation was carried out in cooperation with Grontmij-CarlBro, Glostrup, Denmark.

Freightvision | 2008-2010 | European Commission, DG TREN

Project manager for Tetraplan’s part of “FREIGHTVISION – Vision and Action Plans for European Freight Transport until 2050”, an EU project under the 7th Framework Program. Responsible for the organization of 5 “FREIGHTVISION Foresight process” conferences with active participation of the European freight market players and stakeholders, and contacts with all stakeholders. In addition, responsible for identifying key demonstration projects, as well as description of a number of actions that formed the basis for a vision and action plan until 2050. Projects carried out with European partners and with AustriaTech – Austria as lead partner.

TEN Connect | 2008 | EU-Commission, DG TREN, Dir B.

Tetraplan was project coordinator for a study of the future policy on trans-European networks, including the development of scenarios for infrastructure development in Europe for 2020 and 2030, etc. The project was carried out with eight European partners. Helena was responsible for the bottleneck analysis, especially at EU-borders with other countries.