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Last mile? Crowded cities zero in on final 50 feet

A study found that the use of a smart locker system at the Seattle Municipal Tower could reduce the time couriers spend in the building by up to 73%.
A study found that the use of a smart locker system at the Seattle Municipal Tower could reduce the time couriers spend in the building by up to 73%.
Fleet Owner
May 17, 2018

The Urban Freight Lab and Seattle Dept. of Transportation found e-commerce and urban growth has led to a dramatic increase of vehicles circling the urban core. Without steps to correct inefficiencies, the number of truck trips in the downtown area of Seattle could double by 2023.

Drones could have a big role to play in the future of freight transport

Drone
Drones offer an interesting alternative when delivering goods.
CNBC
May 11, 2018

Drones offer an interesting alternative when delivering goods. "We've brought the technology to a point where it opens up some really new possibilities that are exciting," Anne Goodchild, professor of civil and environmental engineering at the University of Washington, said.

Concerns over sharing the road with driverless semis

Urban Freight Lab Director Barbara Ivanov
Barbara Ivanov talks to KIRO about driverless trucks.
KIRO 7 News
May 10, 2018

Driverless trucks are advancing quickly, and they could revolutionize how companies move all the stuff we buy. Barbara Ivanov weighs in.

The ideas that could transform the shipping industry

CNBC
May 4, 2018

Drones offer an interesting alternative when delivering goods, undertaking search and rescue operations, and firefighting.

The innovative ideas transforming the way goods are transported

CNBC Sustainable Energy: Goods Movement
April 27, 2018

"We are at the edge of a revolution, there's a wave of change that you can see hitting both passenger transport as well as freight," SCTL Founding Director Anne Goodchild told CNBC.

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