How do you plan the most optimal transport route?

Logistics services are vital for every city. Photo: iStock

Logistics services are vital for every city. Photo: iStock

Estimated reading time: 3 minutes

Cities and their surrounding metropolitan areas are swiftly growing all over the world. This increase calls for a higher demand of logistics services. No matter if it is the industrial, trade or hospitality sector, they all rely on deliveries that arrive on time and without damage.… Read more

Off to conquer the ‘last mile’!

28% of total transport cost is accumulated on the “last mile” (Photo: iStock)

Estimated reading time: 4 minutes

A city’s efficiency depends on its infrastructure. To supply trade, production, the service industry and private households for the future requires solutions which are smart, sustainable and cost-effective.… Read more

Gaining efficiency on congested city streets despite increasing challenges

Professional logistics software is at the heart of efficient urban freight transport (Photo: iStock)

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How do urbanisation and the e-commerce boom relate to logistics? The answer is simple: Today, urban freight transport accounts for about 35 per cent of CO2 emissions in the city.… Read more

Black Friday & Cyber Monday: A challenge for logistics?

Not only on Black Friday and Cyber Monday  – the increasing demand for e-commerce challenges logistics and cities (photo: iStock).

They count among the most profitable shopping event days of the world: On Black Friday (this year on 24.11.) and Cyber Monday (27.11.) numerous online businesses strive to attract customers by offering special deals and incredible discounts.Read more

Sharing is the new winning

At the final conference for the research project LaMiLo  (Last Mile Logistics) at the end of June in Brussels, the project partners presented the results of their research on the future of the last mile.

At the final conference for the research project LaMiLo (Last Mile Logistics) at the end of June in Brussels, the project partners presented the results of their research on the future of the last mile.

At the final conference for the research project LaMiLo (Last Mile Logistics) at the end of June in Brussels, the project partners presented the results of their research on the future of the last mile.Read more

The future of the Last Mile

LaMiLo: Project partner Bruxelles Mobilité tested more flexible City Logistics solutions using Citydepot vans for their deliveries.

LaMiLo: Project partner Bruxelles Mobilité tested more flexible City Logistics solutions using Citydepot vans for their deliveries.

The final conference of the research project LaMiLo (Last Mile Logistics) will take place in Brussels on 24 June 2015. All project partners will present their research results on the future of Last Mile logistics at this event: from the logistics service providers’ and public authorities’ point of view to the perspective of the test areas where these results were implemented and evaluated.… Read more