Matthew Roorda

Jing Li and Sara Wagner win 2021 WTS Toronto Area Chapter Scholarships

Congratulations to PhD students Jing Li of McMaster University and Sara Wagner of the University of Toronto, who were awarded scholarships by the WTS Toronto Area Chapter. Li and Wagner are each supervised by a faculty affiliate of the Smart Freight Centre. Jing Li is a PhD student at McMaster University’s Department of Civil Engineering …

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Smart Freight Centre welcomes new partner Ryerson University

Ryerson joins York, McMaster and U of T at centre of excellence for goods movement The Smart Freight Centre welcomes Ryerson University, its first new university partner since the centre was established. “Ryerson has a rich research community actively engaged in projects that are related to the scope of the Smart Freight Centre,” says Smart …

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Mousavi presents “Stochastic Last-mile Delivery with Crowd-shipping and Mobile Depots” at INFORMS

Kianoush Mousavi, PhD candidate at the University of Toronto, presented “Stochastic Last-mile Delivery with Crowd-shipping and Mobile Depots” on November 13, 2020 at the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS) 2020 Annual Meeting. View the videorecording on YouTube: Kianoush Mousavi “Stochastic Last-mile Delivery with Crowd-shipping and Mobile Depots.” Abstract – This study …

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Smart Freight Leadership Seminar Series features Dr. Alison Conway “Freight and Complete Streets: Moving Goods in Shared Urban Space”

Dr. Alison Conway of the City College of New York presented “Freight and Complete Streets: Moving Goods in Shared Urban Space,” as the inaugural event of the Smart Freight Centre Leadership Seminar Series, on November 6, 2020. Professor Matthew Roorda, Chair of the Smart Freight Centre, introduced the session and moderated the Q & A following …

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Benefits of off-peak delivery clear: Roorda shares preliminary analysis of Peel pilot data

Early analysis of data collected during the Off-Peak Delivery (OPD) pilot project of the Region of Peel was shared with Peel Regional Council on September 12, 2019 by University of Toronto Professor Matthew Roorda, Chair of the Smart Freight Centre. Delivery data from 14 store locations of three participating retailers were analyzed by Roorda and …

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