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 […]
The Commercial Motor Show has been formally opened by Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State in the Department for Transport, Baroness Vere of Norbiton (pictured), and chief executive of the RHA, Richard Burnett, introduced by Commercial Motor editor Will Shiers.
Companies in transport and logistics can track their entire carbon footprint after consultants SCALA expanded its service.
Scores of operators sign up for electric vehicle webinar next week, Association of Fleet Professionals reports
Almost 100 delegates have signed up to a webinar next week focusing on how operators can transition to electric vehicles (EV).