10 Oct 2013

KeelWit takes part in the 3rd National Congress on Eco-friendly Mobility and Urban Package delivery

José María Cancer was invited on behalf of KeelWit Technology to take part in the 3rd National Congress on eco-friendly mobility and urban package delivery. During the congress, talks focused in the state of the art and best practices carried out by companies in the industry sector over the past year. The congress was organized jointly by CITET (Innovation Centre for Logistics & Transportation) and UNO (Logistics & Transportation Employer’s Organization) in conjunction with the Coslada Town Council. Over 150 relevant figures in the Logistics sector were invited and attended the meeting. In his speech, the CITET Secretary highlighted the main innovative projects they had sponsored during the previous year. A relevant part of the speech was devoted to the development by KeelWit Technology of a new electric tricycle for its client, Vienenbici. This tricycle is currently used for package delivery in downtown Madrid. The Regional Government of Madrid awarded the Trike Development and  its Use Project with the “Clean Environment 2012” prize in the month of May. The Congress was the perfect occasion for Vienenbici to display the latest version of the tricycle, adapted for the dual use of brochure transport and an information counter for tourists, built specially for the Madrid Town Council. For more on the congress, visit: http://www.unologistica.org/noticias/ http://coslada.es/semsys/ciudadanos/el-alcalde-de-coslada-abre-el-iii-congreso-nacional-de-movilidad-y-distribucion-urbana-sostenible/viewer/3269;jsessionid=33E60D0B9E9FED515C4564083ADF4484 http://logistica.cdecomunicacion.es/noticias/eventos/6621/iii-congreso-de-movilidad-y-distribucion-urbana-sostenible http://www.unologistica.org/2013/10/soluciones-hoy-para-una-distribucion-urbana-de-mercancias-sostenible/...
29 May 2013

UNO, awarded with the “clean environment 2012” prize for enhancing the use of the electric trike developed by KeelWit

During a formal ceremony held in the Environment Division of the Regional Government of Madrid, UNO has received the “Clean Environment 2012” award for Organizations. UNO is the Spanish Organization of employers and companies of the Logistics & Transportation business. This prize is part of a global approach from the regional government to enhance local industries’ engagement with clean initiatives and technologies. This year’s prize acknowledges the project of the development of an electric tricycle for Last Mile Delivery in urban environments. This project was strongly supported by leading companies in urban logistics, such as SEUR, MRW, TNT or DHL Supply Chain who have offered their know-how in daily business operation in this area. Vienenbici worked as the investor in the project, KeelWit Technology as the engineering company taking full responsibility of the design, sizing and production scheme, and e+e as an energy efficiency expert. Project coordination has been granted by CITET (Technological Centre for Innovation applied to Logistics and Transportation). This project ended with the only fully homologated electric tricycle in Spain with substantial improvements in terms of handling, comfort, volume, torque and range for package delivery in pedestrian areas and crowded streets. UNO can therefore display the “sello-e” distinction as a proof of its efforts in making logistic industry more efficient and environmentally aware and as a sign of their search for excellence in its management. To learn more about this : Noticias UNO Comunidad de Madrid Handling Storage Logística profesional Bases del concurso El vigía Cadena de suministro...
20 Sep 2012

Presentation of the electric trike for last mile distribution designed by KeelWit Technology for vienenbici to Madrid’s town hall and regional government authorities, as well as representatives of several logistic industry leading companies

On September 20th, and as part of the acts taking place during the European Mobility Week, CITET (Innovation Centre for Logistics & Transportation) hosted, together with Vienenbici, the presentation of KeelWit’s recently created TEC (Electric Trike for downtown Last Mile Distribution) to authorities and logistic companies. This event gathered Mrs. Eva Piera, Economy & Employment Deputy Minister of Madrid’s Regional Government, Mr. Federico Jiménez de Parga, Transportation General Manager of Madrid’s Regional Government, Mr.Carlos López Jimeno, Industry General Manager of  Madrid’s Regional Government, Mr.Javier Rubio de Urquía, Madrid’s City Hall Mobility Coordinator, Mrs. Paz Valiente, Environment Deputy Director for Madrid’s City Hall, Mr. Eduardo Zapata,Secretary General of UNO (Logistics & Ttransportation Employer’s Organization) and CITET’s  Director, as well as first rank executives of the main logistic companies (SEUR, TNT, etc.). After a brief demo on how TNT currently operates in La Latina quartier, with this kind of vehicles, these authorities approached the TEC to receive deeper information on its advantages and performance and finally rode it around the open square of Mercado Puerta de Toledo. Eva Piera emphasized the Regional Government’s support to CITET and eco-friendly projects as TEC, “due to several reasons but specially due to the strong R&D efforts done in logistics & transportation in order to improve small companies’ competitiveness and create new job and business opportunities”. As Eduardo Zapata stated, “TEC is a technologically advanced vehicle, with a highly efficient energy use, non-polluting, and it allows a flexible, comfortable and silent last mile distribution business, combined with traditional logistic schemes. There is no doubt that it is a realistic solution for many mobility and environmental...
18 Jun 2012

KeelWit presents a new electric trike for sustainable last-mile distribution

KeelWit presents in SIL (Logistic International Fair) held in Barcelona, the electric tricycle developed for the logistic company VIENENBICI to be used in sustainable last-mile delivery KeelWit Technology has developed for Vienenbici a range of electrically assisted tricycles to be used for Last Mile Delivery in the downtown of big cities. The development of this first model for parcel delivery companies has been done through a taskforce leaded by KeelWit and integrated by the COO of several of the main companies in this business. With the support of both UNO (Logistics and Transport Companies’ Confederation), e+e Proyectos y Eficiencia Energética andCITET (Technological Centre for Innovation applied to Logistics and Transport), the team held several meetings focused in establishing the definition of what an “ideal tricycle” should be. KeelWit later developed the first working prototype in only 3 months according to the “case study results”. Powered through LiFePO4 batteries, the tricycle is equipped with substantial improvements both in technology and user-friendliness, compared with current state-of-the-art vehicles in this market. All of the improvements are bespoke features created by KeelWit, turned into standard following the requests of the 6 companies involved in the project. Learn more in: http://www.citet.es/noticia.aspx?id_noticia=56 http://www.newronia.com/node/140 http://www.vienenbici.com/colaboradores/ http://www.nexotrans.com/nexolog/noticia/citet/uno/proponen/que/operador/logistico/juegue/papel/mayor/valor/comercio/electronico/49760/ http://www.empresariosporelmundo.es/web/continentes/el-sil-abre-sus-puertas-a-firmas-logisticas-de-24-paises/ http://www.nexotrans.com/nexolog/noticia/10/forum/mediterraneo/logistica/transporte/analiza/retos/oportunidades/mediterraneo/49457/ http://www.observatorioplastico.com/detalle_noticia.php?no_id=181411 http://larazon.es/suplementos/show/sil-2012/files/assets/basic-html/page6.html http://www.silbcn.com/docs_prensa2012/novedades_cast.pdf...
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