Research and analysis

Future of mobility: last mile urban freight

An evidence review exploring the trends in UK last mile urban freight, and how users and technology interact with the changing system.


Last mile urban freight in the UK: how and why is it changing?

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This evidence review examines the trends in urban freight and how the interactions with technology and users will change between now and 2040. It highlights the areas which will be most impacted by the coming changes.

Published 12 February 2019