Post and parcel delivery companies could significantly reduce harmful city emissions and traffic congestion, if bold steps are taken to reshape last-mile delivery ecosystems, according to a new study by consultants Accenture. The report, ‘The Sustainable Last Mile: Faster. Greener. Cheaper’, produced in collaboration with Frontier Economics, found that using local micro-fulfilment centres (MFCs) such as in-store click and collect points, automated locker storage facilities, and stand-alone micro-warehouse facilities across London to fulfil just half of the e-commerce orders could […]
London courier Absolutely has launched its fourth location, a zero emission ‘Eco Hub’ in Holborn.
Decarbonising UK road transport at the rate required to achieve the government’s net-zero carbon emissions target by 2050 will require much greater emphasis on developing renewable bio and synthetic fuels for use in conventional internal combustion engines (ICE), according to the influential Institute of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE).
Shell is partnering with the Smart Freight Centre to sponsor its smart transport manager training (STMT) module.