Understanding Electric Scooter Demand with Geospatial Data
Electric Scooters are increasingly becoming a common sight in cities around the world. Considered to offer an affordable, quick & eco-friendly form of last mile transportation, their popularity is on the rise. Effective use of data can help guide policy making and let cities steer towards good public outcomes through thoughtful, responsive oversight.
Logistics and the Fourth Industrial Revolution
The Fourth Industrial Revolution is real and it’s already dawned. This is a seismic shift for societies and economies because it’s not just about one new technology. In fact, it’s many transformative advances coming together all at once, creating a perfect storm of opportunity… and challenge.
The Amazing World of Postcodes
Postcodes are so commonplace now that we never consider how important they actually are. The fastest and most reliable way of getting to a destination or sending mail in the UK is by including a postcode. Without a postcode, things would be a lot harder.
The Future of Urban Logistics
Congestion, fuel consumption, pollution, the environment, consumer demands, urban design, safety, convenience, virtualisation and population growth are just some of the current and future agendas that are fundamentally changing urban logistics. How is the industry evolving?
Are You in a Data Democracy or a Data Dynasty?
Facebook, Amazon, Apple and others are not really in the business of social communication or e-tail, they’re in the business of data. They’re growing their power base because of the vast amounts of private data they collect about their users and can monetise through advertising, promotion and targeting on their own platforms, however the governance for online data collection is rapidly evolving.
Final Metre Is The New Final Mile
Final metre delivery is a key challenge that supply chain and logistics services need to get to grips with in the coming decade. As much as 75% of business delivery drivers’ productive time is spent not on the last mile – but on the last 100 metres.
Open and Closed Data: What you Need to Know
Using and combining data sources can help paint a picture of customers, prospects, opportunities and the shape of future business so you can plan for success. But not everyone is a data scientist who’s conversant with all the different types of data.
What 1st, 2nd and 3rd party data mean, and how to use them
Have you heard of first, second and third party data? Do you know what they are? Do you know whether or how you’re using them? And why does it matter?