US Brookings research: e-fulfilment is coming into our cities

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Brookings is reporting about where will online orders get fulfilled? The changing local geography of e-commerce. Brookings: “As the brick-to-bits transition continues, it’s not enough to just count job and output changes. It’s equally important to know where e-commerce jobs are emerging, especially as it relates to more traditional retail locations”.

MAN Trucks presents e-trucks with Austrian partners

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Joachim Drees, chairman of the Executive Board of Man Truck & Bus AG, and his board colleague Dr. Ulrich Dilling, responsible for production and logistics, handed over the first electric trucks of the type MAN eTGM at the Steyr production site at nine member companies of the Austrian Council for Sustainable Logistics (CNL).

UK government supports cargo bikes with £2m

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There is an increasing use of diesel vans to cater to the e-commerce boom. The UK government has announced £2 million to support the uptake of e-cargo bikes, driving UK companies towards a greener future. Department for Transport (DfT) officials made the announcement as part of the international Zero Emission Vehicle Summit in Birmingham.

Mercedes-Benz Vans presents Urbanetic

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With Vision URBANETIC Mercedes-Benz Vans presents a revolutionary mobility concept that goes way beyond existing ideas on autonomous vehicles. Gerd Reichenbach, Head of Strategy Mercedes-Benz Vans, presents the highlights of the Vision URBANETIC.

Investment opportunity in CityFreighter

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CityFreighter is a clean-tech startup with team members in the US, Europe, and Asia. They are developing smart, light-duty commercial electric vehicles for the last mile combined with intelligent front- and back-end integration with their customers’ value chains to meet the needs and challenges of urban logistics in the future.