Micro-fulfilment centres could slash London emissions by 17%, report finds


 

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 […]