Automating last-mile delivery

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Boxbot, a last-mile logistics and automation startup, has unveiled a new last-mile delivery system that reimagines the way e-commerce packages and other shipments are delivered to consumers.

Boxbot’s system combines an automated local hub with a fleet of street-based delivery vehicles. The company’s automated local hubs store and sort parcels before automatically loading them for delivery.

Boxbot’s fleet includes two types of vehicles: parcel delivery vans and self-driving electric vehicles that can manage more complex and expensive deliveries, like those requiring signatures.

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With over a decade of experience as a business and technology journalist working in B2B publishing, Hazel first joined UKi in 2011. After taking 18 months off to bring up her daughter and try her hand at marketing copywriting, she returned in January 2018 to do what she loves best – magazine editing! She is now the editor of UKi's Passenger Terminal World and Parcel and Postal Technology International magazines.

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