The need for reduced handling during the Covid-19 crisis at a time when fewer people have been in their places of work has also given some operations an opportunity to experiment with limited autonomous delivery projects, although not in the UK. This has been the case at Jacksonville in Florida US, where the Jacksonville Transit Authority has formed a partnership with autonomous transport services provider Beep, French autonomous driving systems producer Navya and the Mayo Clinic. The project has been […]
The vast majority of workers across the transport and logistics industry believe that it is their employer’s responsibility to ensure they have the right protective equipment in the workplace – with a significant number stating they would refuse to go to work without the right PPE, according to a survey by Populus Data Solutions.
Innovate UK have commissioned the Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership (LowCVP) to support dissemination of the findings from the Low Emission Freight and Logistics Trial (LEFT) programme. The objectives are to engage with the LEFT project teams and develop a collaborative public dissemination process highlighting the key findings, successes, and learnings from the LEFT programme.
Carlisle City Council has addressed an increase in insurance claims by equipping its fleet of refuse and recycling trucks with video cameras and wireless reverse radars.