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Bringg: 2022 State of Last Mile Logistics

To get more insight into these challenges and business drivers, Bringg asked logistics and transportation leaders where they are focusing the last mile operations today and their key priorities and challenges for 2022 and beyond. What are the key takeaways? Connectivity is the missing link for managing last-mile delivery at scale. As logistics networks expand, …

Gartner’s market guide to vehicle routing and scheduling systems

The market for vehicle routing and scheduling and last-mile applications continues to grow as organizations are seeking ways to optimize fleet operations. Gartner presents a market guide. Last-mile delivery solutions are an evolution of VRS, grown due to the huge increase in e-commerce and last-mile operations. Whereas traditional routing solutions focused primarily on fleets and movements …

Thuisbezorgd.nl partners with Dutch Albert Heijn for grocery delivery

Thuisbezorgd.nl partners with Albert Heijn for grocery delivery. Albert Heijn and Thuisbezorgd.nl, part of Just Eat Takeaway.com, one of the world’s largest online food delivery marketplaces, will expand their collaboration and start with home delivery of groceries and convenience products in the Netherlands. The product range consists of more than 1,200 products, including an extensive choice …

Hellofresh inspires!

Hellofresh presented good financial results for 2021. HelloFresh delivered nearly 1 billion meals to 7 million households in 2021. Sales increased by more than 60 percent to 6 billion euros. Profit was almost 160 million euros. That could have been higher if the company had not invested heavily in expansion into new markets and fulfillment capacity …

Drone and self-driving vehicle adoption will create a $4.9B market by 2030

Demand in the food and retail sectors will push the adoption of delivery drones and self-driving vehicles. A report from consultancy MarketsandMarkets “Autonomous Last-Mile Delivery Market by Platform,” predicts the drone and self-driving vehicle sector will grow to $4.9 billion by 2030, growing more than 20 percent each year. The report sees the advancement of sense-and-avoid systems …

JD.com launches robotic shops Ochama in the Netherlands

Today, JD.com, a leading supply chain-based technology and service provider, opened two robotic shops by the new brand name “ochama” in the Netherlands, with more locations to follow soon. The new model of shops introduces an unprecedented shopping format merging online ordering and pick-up shops in which robots prepare the parcels and home delivery service. …

Amazon and Stellantis will collaborate in SmartCockpit project

Amazon and Stellantis will collaborate to deliver software solutions for Stellantis’ new digital cabin platform, STLA SmartCockpit, starting in 2024. Stellantis selects AWS as its preferred cloud provider for vehicle platforms to deliver its long-term, software-focused vision. AWS and Stellantis will launch collaborative engineering and innovation initiatives and tools to accelerate time to market for …