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Running an Urban Consolidation Centre: Binnenstadservice 10 Years Back and Forth. / Quak, Hans; van Duin, Ron; Hendriks, B.

Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on City Logistics. Institute for city logistics, 2019. p. 125-133.

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Quak, H, van Duin, R & Hendriks, B 2019, Running an Urban Consolidation Centre: Binnenstadservice 10 Years Back and Forth. in Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on City Logistics. Institute for city logistics, pp. 125-133, The 11th International Conference on City Logistics, Dubrovnik, Croatia, 12/06/19.

APA

Quak, H., van Duin, R., & Hendriks, B. (2019). Running an Urban Consolidation Centre: Binnenstadservice 10 Years Back and Forth. In Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on City Logistics (pp. 125-133). Institute for city logistics.

Vancouver

Quak H, van Duin R, Hendriks B. Running an Urban Consolidation Centre: Binnenstadservice 10 Years Back and Forth. In Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on City Logistics. Institute for city logistics. 2019. p. 125-133

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Quak, Hans ; van Duin, Ron ; Hendriks, B. / Running an Urban Consolidation Centre: Binnenstadservice 10 Years Back and Forth. Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on City Logistics. Institute for city logistics, 2019. pp. 125-133

BibTeX

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