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Last mile delivery hits the rivers


After Strasbourg, the Strasbourg company ULS inaugurates Wednesday in Lyon, a delivery service combining river transport and bicycle.

In Strasbourg

Direction Quai des Pêcheurs.

In the shadow of the European Parliament, a barge overflowing with pallets and boxes is heading towards the city center of Strasbourg.

Electrically assisted bicycles await their load: kegs of beer to be delivered to restaurants, parcels for individuals and businesses, bags of flour for bakeries in the Petite France district.

For two years, the Alsatian company Urban Logistic Solutions (ULS) has developed an innovative last-mile delivery service that it is rolling out this Wednesday in Lyon.

“It is a question of having a platform on a river port to serve the city center in 45 minutes or less,

explains Thomas Castan, the founding boss of ULS.

There, our electric bike deliverers, equipped with trailers that can carry up to 200 kg of goods, are waiting for them to carry out their rotations.

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Source: lefigaro

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