Category «Projects»

London riverboat deliveries to Guy’s Hospital

Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust started a pilot with a daily riverboat delivery. This service would help Guy’s and St Thomas’ work towards reaching net-zero carbon emissions by 2030 and support the Mayor of London’s aim to reduce the number of lorries and vans entering central London in the morning peak by 10% …

IKEA invests in what3words technology

Ingka Investments, the investment arm of Ingka Group, owner and operator of 389 IKEA stores and e-commerce in 32 countries, has invested close to GBP 12 million in location technology what3words. The investment will be used to launch the company in new international markets while continuing to develop partners within the e-commerce and logistics sector.

LEAD report sheds light on the main challenges in city logistics

The resilience of the logistics chains is essential and has been increasingly put to test with the dawn of on-demand logistics, attempting to accommodate citizen’s expectations for fast delivery at low or even or zero cost. City logistics have long been an important element of sustainable urban mobility, with its importance being further reinforced with the …

A guide to planning city logistics with cargobikes

A new guide equips readers with inspiration for moving cities towards cycle logistics cargo bike hubs. Though there’s nothing particularly new about cargo bikes, the world has seen a growing trend in using them for a plethora of different purposes, one of these being for deliveries around cities.

EIT Urban Mobility: how can cities tap into the potential of last-mile deliveries?

Urban deliveries are a crucial cog of most supply chains. Are sustainable options like e-vehicles and cargo bikes making inroads? In this video, the environment and transport journalist Sam Morgan explores the potential of last-mile deliveries with the expertise of Morten Kabell, urbanist and co-CEO of the European Cyclists’ Federation, and Adrian Hiel from Energy …

Plans revealed for new city logistics campus in Amsterdam

As a co-creation hub for innovations in how cities are supplied, the City Logistics Innovation Campus (CLIC) will work to improve urban livability in the Amsterdam Metropolitan Area. Plans have been presented to create Europe’s first urban logistics campus in the Amsterdam Area. The 120,000 square-meter City Logistics Innovation Campus (CLIC) will be a hub for …