What we are reading
The HUGO team is currently doing a lot of research. We are looking into subjects such as; the future of the last-mile, autonomous electrical vehicles, circular economy, drone deliveries, and many more very relevant subjects. Our aim is to get a deep understanding of todays situation regarding emerging technologies, the logistics market, the last-mile problem, consumer demand and expectations.
Sharing is caring, therefore we would like to share our this weeks top 3 article recommendations with you:
- McKinsey&Company published an article in 2016 comparing different future transportation modes for the future of the last-mile. Parcel delivery. The future of last mile. read here
An interesting article looking at how fashion consumption can become more sustainable by introducing clothing libraries. The article shows that the benefits of collaborative consumption can be out-weight by the environmental impact of the transportation of goods in the last-mile. Life cycle assessment of clothing libraries: can collaborative consumption reduce the environmental impact of fast fashion? read here
An interesting read on the negative environmental impact of same-day or instant deliveries. The Hidden Environmental Cost of Amazon Prime’s Free, Fast Shipping. read here