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A little less than a year ago, the German start-up Rytle launched a new inner-city logistics concept . Their plan is to free up city centres around the world by replacing rigid trucks and vans with electric cargo bikes that transport specially designed, prepacked transport boxes the size of a standard pallet. Read more about the project in the full
When UPS launched in Seattle in 1907, it made deliveries on foot and by bicycle. Five years later, it had its first Model T delivery car. Today, the company brought a delivery bike back to the city in an experiment that–if successful–it hopes to replicate throughout the U.S. “This is our first iteration of what a modular urban delivery system might
Will future deliveries in urban areas really be done by drones? In a recent Forbes article , Carlton Reid argues that in the near future , ‘last mile deliveries’ are more likely to be carried out by electric cargo bikes than drones. In the Netherlands, the average van carries as little as 130kg per trip. With a capacity of 350kg , electric cargo
Cargo Bike
The Norwegian pilot project, Oslo Cargo Bike , offers cargo bikes to citizens in the need of transporting more goods than they can fit on a regular bike. By downloading the app and purchasing a subscription that fits citizens’ particular needs, Oslo’s residents can find the closest available bike, use their phone to unlock it 24/7, and call them in
Konzept zur Bündelung der Innenstadtlogistik und zum Einsatz von Lastenrädern
Aim of the project The LOOP project (Logistische Optimierung der City-Belieferung mit Lastenrädern) aims to demonstrate how cargo bikes can be used economically on a broad basis in retail logistics. The project hypothesizes that value-added forwarding services for the retail trade (consignment bundling, warehousing) can both save delivery journeys
Lastenrad in einer Einkaufsstraße © Tom Assmann
Cargo bikes have the potential to substitute 25% of today's inner-city delivery journeys . Fahrradportal explains how the German project “Lastenraddepot” is aiming to develop a model guideline for the implementation of inner city depots according to the logistic requirements, thereby guaranteeing an optimal traffic flow and high acceptance by
Christoph Diener, Leiter der IKEA-Filiale Freiburg, Philipp Rovedo, Lastenvelo Freiburg, Oliver Benz, Vorstand der Freiburger Verkehrs AG, fuhren die Lastenvelos schon mal Probe
Since 2013, Freiburger Verkehrs AG (VAG) and the furniture store IKEA have been cooperating very successfully with the "smart station wagon" offer when it comes to electromobility. In this article , Fahrradportal explains how three electric cargo bikes are now included in the environmentally friendly transport offer under the name "Flottes 3Rad" in
Will fully exploit the huge potential of cargo bikes to achieve a faster, more cost-effective and larger scale deployment of this sustainable mobility option for urban areas. It will thus improve the quality of life of our cities!