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Table 5 Possible scenarios for supply and demand with respect to the actual crowdshipping platform conditions

From: Sustainable urban freight transport adopting public transport-based crowdshipping for B2C deliveries

  Scenario 1 Scenario 2 Scenario 3 Scenario 4
Demand-side simulation
 Shipping fees (with respect to current national shipping companies) Lower Typical Lower Typical
 Shipping times (with respect to current national shipping companies) Typical Typical Typical Typical
 Parcel tracking Available Available Available Available
 Delivery date and Time schedule flexibility Yes Yes No No
Probability of adopting a crowdshipping service 66.1% 59.7% 16.4% 12.4%
Supply-side simulation
 Location of APL Inside metro stations Inside metro stations Outside metro stations/adjacent buildings Outside metro stations/adjacent buildings
 Remuneration 3 €/delivery 1 €/delivery 3 €/delivery 1 €/delivery
 Delivery booking Off-line booking Off-line booking Off-line booking Off-line booking
 Bank crediting modes Single delivery Single delivery Single delivery Single delivery
Probability to act as a crowdshipper 84.6% 54.8% 46.0% 12.8%