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The future of autonomous delivery: challenges & obstacles

The future of urban logistics and transportation will most certainly involve the use of different types of autonomous vehicles. And […]

LMAD's robot on a bridge in Helsinki

Can autonomous delivery robots be used for both B2B and B2C use cases?

The last mile (or the last stretch) of the delivery route to the end customer is both challenging and expensive, […]

LMAD robot during delivery

LMAD is testing an autonomous delivery robot (ADR) for parcel deliveries at a Nokia Campus in France

Timeframe: November 2019 to December 2021, with a possible extension into 2022 Partners: Nokia, Sodexo, GIM Robotics Focus: On-site autonomous […]

Three TwinswHeel autonomous robots

An overview of the existing autonomous delivery solutions in 2021

Autonomous delivery solutions aim to resolve some of the toughest logistic challenges. These include, among others: The ecological footprint of […]

Stocked warehouse

Autonomous delivery use cases & solutions: drones, trucks, cars, robots

Autonomous robots for the last mile (our main focus at LMAD) are only one of the many available solutions for […]

The autonomous robot on site

An autonomous robot will assist EDF with parcel delivery and on-site surveillance at the EDF Lab Les Renardières

The experiment’s details: Timeframe: January – December 2021, with an eventual extension to other sites in 2022 Partners: EDF, TwinswHeel Focus: […]

The European Commission

US & EU: Autonomous delivery vs. autonomous vehicles legislation

Autonomous delivery robots are often grouped together with autonomous cars, as far as legislation is concerned. Indeed, some of the […]

The European Parlament's hall

Autonomous delivery legislation in the EU and in the US

The technology behind last mile autonomous deliveries is making huge leaps forward, but the legislative infrastructure to support and enable […]

LMAD’s latest experiment with DB Schenker: Autonomous B2C parcel deliveries in Helsinki, Finland

The experiment’s details: Timeframe: from June to September/October 2021 Partners: DB Schenker, GIM Robotics Focus: B2C autonomous deliveries for DB Schenker to pre-defined pickup […]