Route optimisation specialist The Algorithm People (TAP) is working with academics at Teesside University to transform urban logistics and eliminate ‘back-to-depot’ reloading. The two organisations have entered into a knowledge transfer partnership which they hope will eventually provide a vehicle-to-vehicle solution, described as being akin to in-flight refuelling in aviation. The 12-month mobile and transient hubs project combines TAP’s optimisation platform, My Transport Planner (MTP), with artificial intelligence developed by the university to enable smaller vehicles to reload from a […]
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