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September 2015
The Cyclelogistics Empowerment Workshop - 19-09-2015 - Athens (Greece)

The Cyclelogistics Empowerment Workshop - 19-09-2015 - Athens (Greece)

The EU funded project CycleLogistics Ahead hold a workshop within the Athens Bike Festival, aimed at elected city officials, municipality officers and businesses to demonstrate the potential of bicycles by highlighting how other European towns and cities have encouraged cycle logistics solutions


The workshop is entitled "Introducing and supporting Cyclelogistics in Greek cities" .

The following topics were covered in the Empowerment session:

Urban mobility development in Athens: Challenges and opportunities
The Greek challenges for sustainable urban mobility
Introducing and Supporting Cyclelogistics in Greek cities
The Greek experience of a courier company

The training session is entitled "Setting up and running a cycle based delivery business ".

Here following the programme of the event:

Program

Arrival: 11:00

Part A: 11:30-13:00
�- Introduction - Cosimo Chiffi and Spiros Papageorgiou
�- The challenges of transport sector in Greece - Representative of the Ministry of Reconstruction of Production, Environment & Energy
�- The Greek challenges for sustainable urban mobility - Thanos Vlastos, Professor, National Technical University of Athens
�- Introducing and Supporting Cyclelogistics in Greek cities - Cosimo Chiffi, Cyclelogistics
�- The Greek experience of a courier company - Haris Skaftouros, Bondex
�- Q&A session

Lunch break: 13:00-14:00

Part B: 14:00-17:00
Setting up and running a cycle based delivery business - Cosimo Chiffi, Cyclelogistics

�- Workshop Exercise: What Information Does a Start-up Delivery Company Need?
�- Business Planning
�- Equipment types
�- Advantages and disadvantages of the various equipment types
�- Market research – cargo types
�- Service types
�- Pricing & delivery area
�- Marketing/promotional ideas
�- Unique selling points of cycle delivery
�- Business sectors and potential items for delivery
�- Set-up and running costs for a cycle based delivery business
�- Resources
�- Q&A session

Find more info at http://www.bikefestival.gr/default.asp?catid=7677


Contact: Cosimo Chiffi

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