A Green Postal Day has been added to the mobility actions in the European Mobility Week campaign and Zero Emissions Day. “Green Postal Day” promotes sustainable mobility and climate protection. This year will mark the world’s very first Green Postal Day, in which eighteen postal companies across the globe are participating.
The market entry of German StreetScooter in China continues the internationalization of the company after the strategic cooperation with the Japanese logistics company Yamato. Deutsche Post subsidiary StreetScooter and automobile manufacturer Chery Holding Group sign Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to begin local production, sourcing, and development of last-mile electric light commercial vehicles (eLCV) specially tailored …
On July 29, 2019, the Municipality of Nuenen in the Netherlands started LTC Temporary Traffic Management. By automating the application process for temporary traffic measures, Nuenen saves valuable time. All requests for temporary traffic measures now also come in via one central location.
Dutch entrepreneurs Beelen and van der Wallen invest € 160 million in a logistics center in the Port of Amsterdam. Via a new distribution location on the North Sea Canal, they want to support environmentally-friendly delivery of packages, building materials, and catering supplies over the waterways.
UK shoppers have left £228 mln worth of uncollected products at click-and-collect sites in the last year due to long queues and understaffed collection points. Research by Barclaycard found that more than 70 percent of UK consumers shop via a click and collect system, whereby they order products online and collect them at a local branch or collection site.
Uber Technologies said it’s in discussions with European supermarkets to roll out a grocery delivery service. Uber has spoken with the UK’s second-biggest grocer J Sainsbury. The supermarket operator earlier announced it was partnering with Deliveroo to bring hot pizza to homes in four British cities.
Just Eat and Takeaway.com, two of the bigger take-out and delivery businesses in Europe, announced they are in the ‘advanced stages’ of a merger. The deal would help them combine forces and take on more scale to compete better with Uber Eats and Amazon-backed Deliveroo.
Amazon keeps on expanding its delivery options. In 2018, it launched an In-Car delivery service for amongst other GM and Volvo owners. Now, Amazon is giving select Honda models access to Key by Amazon In-Car delivery, as well, so consumers can have parcels dropped right inside their car wherever they’ve parked. Also, Volkswagen is working on in-car delivery with ‘We …
During Digital Food, the new congress of Emerce and Foodlog, Albert Heijn gave a sneak preview of the latest innovation the Dutch supermarket is working on: a delivery robot. This summer, a robot is going to work for customers on the High Tech Campus Eindhoven (NL).
A new innovative facility in Tel Aviv is aiming to put the leading retailers of the world to shame with a new automated grocery delivery center that uses robots to provide product fulfillment way faster than human beings ever could. CommonSense Robotics, has done a lot of research and gotten a lot of things right …