Monthly archives: December, 2018

Dachser Germany wins award for city logistics

Dachser Germany won an award for city logistics with its combination of micro hubs, electric delivery bikes, and trucks. The jury recognized that the emission-free solutions take into account both social and economic aspects and that these can also be implemented for other logistics service providers.

French Profilog model for local urban freight

French Profilog is a tool that quantifies, for each municipality in the Ile-de-France region, the number of freight delivery and collection movements generated each week by the economic activities in the municipality. It also allows characterizing these movements according to several criteria.

Dutch Trens presents new city logistics vehicle

The Trens Solar Train provides comfortable passenger transport in historic city centers, on boulevards, or on routes to park-and-ride (P+R) facilities on the outskirts of inner cities, on the premises of nature and event parks and Business Centres. Passengers and pedestrians are instantly aware of the environmental-friendly character of the Trens Solar Train.

DHL: shortening the last mile

Urbanization is making the last mile of delivery more complex and critical for the success of e-commerce companies, according to new research by DHL. With over 600 million more people forecast to live in urban environments by 2030 and new technologies creating opportunities for both service enhancement and disruption, online retailers and their logistics partners …