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STATUS: Complete YEAR: 2023 TOPIC AREA: Sustainability, energy, and health CENTER: MetroFreight

Improving Efficiency of Truck Flows in Uiwang ICD and its Surrounding Areas

Project Summary

Project number: MF-3.2c 

Funding source: Volvo Research and Educational Foundations 

Performance period: 1/1/2014 to 07/31/2017


Project description

This project examines traffic flow challenges at Uiwang inland container depot (ICD) and its surroundings. The Korean Government has implemented the freight transportation policy which focused on increasing rail share and enhancing competitiveness in terms of its service time and cost. For this reason, this project's purpose is to propose solutions that enhance the efficiency of truck movements including the improvement of intermodal transportation systems with a modal shift to rail transport. In addition, diverse strategies such as road system improvement, traffic rerouting, and advanced technology integration are under review.



Hyeokku Kwon
Division Director, Division for Global Logistics and Infrastructure
370 Sicheong-daero, Sejong-si, 30147
South [email protected]