Paris promotes warehouse strategy for urban logistics use

This is very important to encourage consolidation and transfer of parcels to cargobikes: The ‘logistics hotel’ in Chapelle International in the 18th arrondissement of Paris uses a multi-storey design to maximise occupancy: the hotel has two floors dedicated to logistics activities, while the rest is used by offices, a data centre and a school on…

Urban Arrow’s Tender

Dutch Cycling Embassy reports: The Tender is specifically meant for transport companies, such as post order, courier and delivery services. It’s a pedal electric assisted three wheel Cargo bike, available in various sizes. The Tender 1500 has a load capacity of 1500 liter and can carry up to 350 kg. Thanks to the powerful electric…

Freiburg offers electric cargo bike hire

Metro-Report: The city’s free LastenVelo Freiburg cargo bike hire service already has three three-wheel and two two-wheel conventional cargo cycles. The latest additions are a VAG FREI.MOBIL-branded three-wheel gustav-W Cargobike and an ADAC Südbaden-branded ‘LastenEngel’ two-wheeled Bullitt bike with a maximum load of 100 kg in its cargo box.

Berlin Senate wants to promote deliveries by cargobikes

Berliner Morgenpost reports: The Berlin Senate has undertaken to stimulate the supply of goods on bikes. Bicycles for tradespeople are to be funded and a project has been initiated within the framework of a federal competition. In line with the Velogista principle, so-called micro-depots are to be set up at six locations, from which the…

Financial Times covers rise of Cargobikes in London

The Financial Times (behind paywall) reports that the pre-Christmas season has been a busy one for London cargobike couriers: When messengers from Creative Couriers in north London were delivering seasonal gifts in the run-up to Christmas, the vehicle involved was often as eye-catching as the present. Instead of conventional vans or traditional messengers, many of the deliveries…