Micro-consolidation centre in Oslo

Next month DHL will begin using cargobikes in Oslo city centre aided by a micro-consolidation centre. Rather than using three vans, DHL will be using one van, drop the parcels at the hub and the last mile will be taken care by cargobike riders. The Hub is a shipping container provided by the City rent free…

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…