Cleveron’s self-driving robot courier has been named Last Mile Delivery Innovation (The Journey) category in the Parcel and Postal Technology International Awards 2019 at Parcel+Post Expo in Amsterdam.
Parcel and Postal Technology International is considered one of the leading magazine in the postal technology sector.
The winners are determined by international industry experts that evaluate companies representing the most innovative businesses in the post and parcel delivery market and
According to a statement, Cleveron was nominated for a total of three awards this year, including a nomination in the Supplier of the Year category and Final Mile Innovation of The Year (The Final Delivery) award for the grocery robot.
The self-driving robot courier is set to automate the last mile delivery and parcel handover from a courier to a client helping to manage the growing e-commerce parcel volumes more effectively and make last-mile delivery more convenient for the consumer.
The self-driving robot courier prototype was revealed on November 30th, in the Robotex International conference Generation R in Tallinn, Estonia.
Cleveron’s robot courier utilizes an electric motor, which also reduces noise pollution and emissions in urban areas.
According to the company, Cleveron’s vision for the future includes an ecosystem, in which deliveries would happen without human intervention. In the future, the robot courier could deliver parcels to personal parcel lockers during night-time.
This is expected to save time for customers, eliminate failed deliveries for couriers, lower last-mile delivery costs for retailers and reduce the number of vehicles in daily traffic for city dwellers.