Inland waterways

IKEA delivers to Paris by barge and e-truck

IKEA is making home deliveries to customers in Paris by boat and electric vehicles, says the Haropa port authority. Orders are prepared at a distribution centre in the Gennevilliers inland port on the river Seine in the northwest of the city and then transported in specialised containers by boat to Bercy harbout in the city centre for loading onto electric vehicles for the last kilometre to recipients. IKEA France has developed ... [+]

Necessity will be the mother of invention, says DP World chief

Rising costs and stunted economic growth will force change across Europe in 2023, says DP World chief executive and managing director of Europe, Rashid Abdulla. He believes that the predicted tough year ahead will force transformation across supply chains as firms continue to demand faster, greener ... [+]