Royal Mail and Ford partnership slashes delivery van use in half

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A successful trial of Ford's Last Mile Delivery software saw Royal Mail use fewer delivery vans in Manchester city centre | Credits: Royal Mail
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A successful trial of Ford's Last Mile Delivery software saw Royal Mail use fewer delivery vans in Manchester city centre | Credits: Royal Mail

Partners trialled new software aimed at increasing on-foot deliveries in Manchester City Centre, delivering significant emissions savings in the process

A successful trial of new routing software has enabled Royal Mail to use fewer vans to make parcel deliveries in Manchester, delivering significant reductions in emissions, congestion, and air pollution....

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