Short description: More districts are becoming car-free, while global parcel shipping volumes are steadily increasing. To ensure efficient parcel delivery, first concepts with microdepots as transshipment points & cargo bicycles as delivery vehicles exist. Logistical optimization & a platform solution are a challenge.
Market potential: Potential partners are all logistics service providers as well as local stores that ship citywide. Parcel shipping market growing 17% year on year.
Timing: First pilot projects exist and with the increasing re-functioning of streets into car-free areas, this challenge is gaining in importance. The solution can be implemented as soon as available.
Desired result: The solution to the challenge can be considered in several aspects besides logistical optimization: Development of an own micro-depot service incl. platform or the provision of a platform for micro-depot operators.
Information on challenge owner: Mid-Cap (250-3,000 staff).
Market presence of challenge owner: Global presence.
Keywords: Applications for Transport and Logistics; Platform; Sustainability; Microdepots; Logistical optimization