Infinium Logistics Solutions (ILS) is excited to announce that the company is a finalist in the UK Logistics Awards in the Environment Category. The Logistics Awards celebrate excellence in the logistics and supply chain sectors, recognising the most innovative projects from the industry. Final results will be announced on Wednesday, March 3.
The judging panel for the Logistics Awards 2021 includes esteemed and highly experienced logistics experts including:
– Professor Samir Dani is a Professor of Logistics and Supply Chain Management at Huddersfield Business School.
– Neil Asworth, Chair of CollectPlus and Yodel.
– Kanwal Kanda, Head of Transportation at Health & Safety Executive.
– Professor John Manners-Bell, CEO at Transport Intelligence.
ILS has been nominated for the Environment Award based on a project that transformed a car park into a micro hub. By allowing deliveries via cargo bikes, the project resulted in reduced emissions, less diesel vehicles and better traffic flow in the area. The evidence of measurable improvement in carbon reduction, the demonstrated use of efficient renewable energies and the efforts made to protect and improve the environment convinced the jury.
The judges recognised ILS’s approach and site design which ultimately transformed the car park into an urban logistics centre. By getting closer to the customer, ILS helps customers to increase delivery speed and efficiency, which in turn leads to a reduction in driving, congestions and carbon emissions. Micro-mobility options such as cargo bikes are a promising way to deal with up to 36% more delivery vehicles in cities by 2030.
Micro hubs are an important strategy for many UK and European cities that are looking to transform urban logistics. E-Cargo bikes are a low cost and environmentally friendly way to transport high numbers of parcels. By transforming car parks into urban logistics hubs, ILS is contributing towards the optimisation of the final mile delivery, while at the same time helping cities to reduce emissions and enabling customers like logistics providers to enhance their portfolio of green and sustainable logistics solutions.
James Lee, founder of the Infinium Group, explains: “Our partnership network is based on strong relationships and a collaborative approach. Infinium is developing the synergies between car park operators and logistics service providers to facilitate innovative final mile solutions. We are focused on the fast-growing demands of ecommerce and the changing dynamics of final mile, linked to the changing habits of consumers.”
While ILS is already working on more bespoke mobility and logistics solutions, the nomination for the Environment Award is an important success for the group, which is a relatively new company in the field of sustainable logistics in the UK. The four pillars of ILS’s business include parking, urban logistics hubs, out of home delivery and solutions for electric vehicles (EV). To be able to provide comprehensive solutions for car park operators and other clients, the Infinium Logistics Solutions team consists of multidisciplinary experts who have extensive experience in parking and logistics.