Parcel costs are on the rise and customers disapprove of growing numbers of delivery vans on the streets. As a result, cities and the logistics industry are piloting alternative solutions in last mile innovation.
The Online Boom Drives Parcel Volume
The ongoing boom in ordering goods online has led to a boom in the logistics industry in the Netherlands with 295 million packages delivered (plus 30% compared to 2015). However, it is only now that consumers have begun to complain about the high number of delivery vans clogging up the narrow streets of Amsterdam.