Award for author of Mantra sponsored research into final mile express delivery
31 July 2017
Carl Lomas, chairman Institute of Couriers and chairman of Transport for Greater Manchester Urban delivery group was presented with a postgraduate certificate by Lord Mandelson, Chancellor of the Manchester Metropolitan University. Carl's postgraduate research in final mile e-retail, express delivery, Lomas collected was based on two academic paper drafts on final mile express delivery that are a project with Dr David Lascelles of MMU, senior lecturer in Logistics. The work was industry sponsored by Mantra learning in Manchester. The papers look to explain how express fits into the modes of supply chain and logistics, further work based on data from the trade shows, Multi Modal and Intralogistex is driving answers on the choices people make when shopping on-line, how those choices impact on the road logistics client chain.