Crowdsourced Logistics: Social and Sustainable Shipping. And Waffles.

A Crowdsourced Logistics concept is a concept that engages the public (companies and private persons alike) to seek excess capacity in existing modes of transport, storage space, and/or time. This can be a private vehicle, but also a taxi, (delivery) van, or truck. A lot is happening in the Crowdsourced Logistics Arena, with start-ups like Uber (UberCARGO), Easy Van, Lalamove, […]

People + Packages. Crowdsourced Logistics and Cab Service in One

Last month I wrote about the Uberization of Logistics; A Crowdsourced Logistics model where (almost) anybody with a decent car can join the ranks of drivers. These types of services have been deployed for transporting People (Uber, Sidecar, Lyft) and transporting Goods / Packages (Postmates, Lalamove, Gogovan). Each has some form of vetting and maybe minimum requirements for type and make of […]

DHL crowd sources deliveries in Stockholm with MyWays

Unique delivery service piloted for products ordered online Mobile app connects individuals for fast and flexible parcel delivery Stockholm, 09/03/2013, 10:00 AM CEST – DHL launched the unique MyWays platform to facilitate last-mile deliveries throughout Stockholm by involving the city’s residents. With the pilot, individuals now have the opportunity to deliver packages with products ordered online directly to other end consumers. […]