Rob King is MD of Outspoken, an award winning group of businesses providing cycling services to help build better urban environments. Outspoken Delivery is their innovative cycle logistics arm based in Cambridge and with franchises in Glasgow and Norwich. Their operation uses a range of two and three wheeled cargo bikes to deliver packages for over hundreds of businesses. Services include traditional sameday operations, both locally across town as well as an intercity service using trains. They also now operate micro-consolidation centres and provide ‘last mile’ logistics services for national and international carriers. Outspoken are a lead partner in an EU project, Cyclelogistics and are the largest cycle courier company in the UK.
The final stage of delivery to a resident or business in a city centre can often be the most expensive, with congestion, roadworks and loading restrictions proving challenging. We look at some practical solutions to last-mile deliveries…
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