Innovations and Start-ups: Zero-Emission Trucking, Drones, and Technological Disruption

Trends and innovations in supply chain and logistics. That’s what this blog is all bout. Therefore I bring you an overview of my highlights of the news this week on logistics start-ups and innovations below. Follow @LogisticsMatter on Twitter to stay up to date with the latest news and the best background stories. Last week it was Uber for Trucking, […]

New Podcast Episode: Zero-Emission Trucking

The Does LogisticsMatter? Podcast is all about trends and innovations in supply chain and logistics. This episode features Marie-José and Jeroen Baartmans, founders of zero-emission transport company BREYTNER. Thank you Marie José and Jeroen for your hospitality and insights. It is too bad COVID prevented us from recording this podcast from the inside of a moving electric BREYTNER truck. The […]

3 Ways Fleet Managers Can Lower Their Fleet’s Carbon Footprint

There is increasing attention to sustainability. The number of electric vehicles in our streets is getting higher every day. Companies like DHL are stepping up last-mile delivery efforts with electric vehicles. But there are more ways to increase the sustainability efforts of your company than switching to electric vehicles. Such a switch takes a big investment, not only in vehicles […]

3 Ways to Help Trucking Businesses Navigate COVID

The impacts of COVID are varied and far-reaching. Across industries and verticals, many businesses are figuring out how to adapt their business to the different changes brought on by the global pandemic. It makes sense, then, that new technologies are arising daily to help companies of all kinds to adapt to these changes.  According to a recent survey from the […]

Walk This Way! Transporting a Complete Building

In the history of logistics great feats have been accomplished. The weirdest shaped cargo has been transported to the most unlikely places. Shanghai Evolution Shift has taken moving oddly shaped cargo to a whole new level… Moving House Moving house is a term that has already been taken literally in the United States. Below you see a picture of a […]

Understanding How Tech Can Improve Driver Safety

Since the automotive industry was formed the rate at which technology has developed has been incredible. This has impacted all road users in more ways than most probably realise. One area which has continually been prioritised, and rightly so, is safety. Ensuring drivers, pedestrians and other road users are as safe as possible is a constant challenge. In both the […]

Mobility Innovations in the Netherlands: Hyperloop, Solar Powered Vehicles, Platooning, and Drones

The Hyperloop is coming to Europe. At least, that is what Hyperloop One recently announced. The company released several potential trajectories for Europe. And one of them is in the Netherlands. According to Hyperloop One: The proposal by the home team of Hyperloop Netherlands was in many ways characteristically Dutch: socially conscious, pragmatic and creative in its approach. If built […]

Is Freight Going Underground?

Boring Freight Elon Musk is a man of many innovative ideas. Most of them are consumer oriented, but all have great logistics potential. His innovations and ideas focus on two main areas: transportation and sustainable energy. Best known example is probably the Tesla, which is a combination of both. A 100% electrical vehicle. It has been a major push forward […]