Off peak delivery

Finding Sustainable Solutions To Minimize The Impact Of Local Deliveries In Communities

This story by Izabela Shubair was originally posted by McMaster University DeGroote School of Business, March 3, 2022. After patiently waiting at the bus stop, you board the city bus. But rather than finding a seat, you punch in a combination that opens a locker. It contains one of your online orders. Mobile package lockers …

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SFC U of T researchers win TRB Urban Freight Transportation Paper Award

Congratulations to University of Toronto authors Tufayel Chowdhury, James Vaughan, Marc Saleh, Kianoush Mousavi, Marianne Hatzopoulou, PhD, and Matthew J. Roorda, PhD, who received the Best Applied Research Paper Award for their paper “Modeling Impacts of Off-peak Delivery in the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area” from the Transportation Research Board’s Standing Committee on Urban Freight Transportation …

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Province of Ontario Announces Noise By-law Exemptions Allowing Off-Peak Deliveries in Response to COVID-19

The Municipal Emergency Act, 2020 will ensure that for the near future, the delivery of goods to Ontario’s businesses and consumers isn’t impacted by municipal noise by-laws that may unintentionally be impeding such deliveries when they are most urgently needed. The legislation also gives municipalities the ability to fully conduct Council, local board and committee meetings electronically …

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Peel Region Off-Peak Delivery Pilot Update

Brampton, ON – Following the launch of the Off-Peak Delivery (OPD) pilot project, the Region of Peel has been working with the participants to develop individual business plans for delivering goods during off-peak hours. Region of Peel’s Off-Peak Delivery (OPD) pilot project is in participation with LCBO, Loblaw Companies Limited, and Walmart Canada Corp. Deloitte …

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