This year’s show floor was electric — literally — with about 20 manufacturers exhibiting electric vehicles or electric chassis. Connected technologies, product enhancements for the final mile, lightweighting and aerodynamics improvements, and new fleet electrification services also grabbed the spotlight.
March 14, 2022
To run a profitable last-mile delivery fleet, operators need to act on consumer-driven trends and measure key performance indicators around productivity, customer satisfaction, and revenue and cost.
May 16, 2021
The process of loading and unloading in commercial loading zones is antiquated. A curb management pilot with the City of Aspen promises a better way. What do the findings say?
April 19, 2021
The humble city curb is now coveted real estate, and it’s making mobility increasingly difficult. Cities are turning to curb management concepts that allow fleets to dynamically guarantee parking for a fee.
October 13, 2020
To weather the coronavirus pandemic, this auto parts delivery service is sourcing new crisis-related contracts, conserving cash flow, and reexamining employee policies.
March 17, 2020
With a payload of up to 2,000 lbs., the all-electric Able XR has the capabilities of a small pickup or van but for non-freeway urban environments.
May 1, 2019
Inside the Mercedes-Benz Vans Future Transportation North America workshop, Nick Tempelhoff has some thoughts.
July 23, 2018