DPD UK adopts what3words for pinpoint parcel deliveries

Leading UK parcel delivery company DPD UK has partnered with addressing technology company, what3words, to enable deliveries to precise locations. Parcel customers can add their what3words address in the Delivery Preferences section of the DPD app. With precise what3words addresses, drivers know they will arrive at the exact building entrance, doorstep, or tucked away side […]

Autonomous delivery market “to be worth £3.5 bn”

It’s being predicted the global autonomous delivery market will grow to US$4.9 billion (£3.5 billion) by 2030. The American website Modern Shipper quotes a new report from consultancy MarketsandMarkets predicting the sector will grow at a 21.5% compound annual growth rate. The report, “Autonomous Last Mile Delivery Market by Platform,” cited the advancement of sense and avoid […]

Asda planning driverless delivery trial

The supermarket giant Asda has announced it’s going to trial autonomous vans as part of its last mile delivery operation. It’s working with UK-based autonomous mobility start-up Wayve on the trial which will begin in early 2022. Asda will be the first to commercially test the solution, using Wayve’s expertise in deep learning to help […]

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