Shipping Transportation Innovation

July 13, 2015
Author: Judy Wolf

With the growth of e-commerce translating to an increased volume of packages, major shipping carriers are testing new ways to reduce delivery times, especially in urban areas.  Finding a parking place for a delivery truck is especially challenging in urban areas so UPS is looking to minimize the difficulties and testing electric-powered cargo bicycles. The test is taking place this month in Basel, Switzerland. After the test period insights will be analyzed to determine the potential for larger scale cargo bicycle implementation. 

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