Dr. Walther Ploos van Amstel is professor in CityLogistics and Urban Technology at Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences. His focusing is on sustainable city logistics, urban consolidation centers and horizontal and vertical collaboration. Current urban technology research programs at Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences focus on e-mobility, city logistics and urban construction logistics and food in the city.
He received a doctorate in Economics in 2002 from the Vrije Universiteit in Amsterdam for his research on logistics organization. From 2002 to 2009 he was professor in logistics at the Netherlands Defence Academy. From 2009 till 2015 he was associate professor at Vrije Universiteit and working for TNO Mobility and Slimstock Professionals.