Category «Business»

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.

US retailer Kroger to bring driverless cars to grocery delivery

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Self-driving car startup Nuro is ready to put autonomous vehicles on the road in partnership with retailer Kroger to deliver groceries. This pilot will serve one single Fry’s Food and Drug location in Scottsdale, Arizona (USA). Customers can shop for groceries and place either same- or next-day delivery orders via the grocer’s website or app. 

London research: how can delivery management systems support construction logistics?

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The use of delivery management systems (DMS) for construction logistics in London has grown considerably in recent years, and are now viewed as essential tools to address an increasingly complex and regulated construction environment. The emergence of DMS, therefore, is closely linked with this evolving compliance landscape. Research by Transport for London provided valuable insights …

DHL Express opens Cityhub in Groningen (NL)

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DHL Express has started in Groningen (NL) with a CityHub for sustainable city distribution. It is a local operation with a parcel shop function from which cargo bike couriers, in particular, deliver and collect parcels and where consumers can pick up and send shipments themselves.

The rise of the five-minute shopping trip

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Micro-shopping trips, defined as trips that take less than five minutes, are becoming increasingly common thanks to grocery services that let customers order online and pick up in-store. The increase is attributed to lockers, where shoppers can pick up preordered items. Bryan Pearson reports about it in Forbes.