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No-touch delivery platform protects against spreading viruses

Mobility & Transport

A delivery company has developed a no-touch delivery system that allows consumers to sign for packages using their own phones

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Spotted: With more of us social distancing, staying at home and ordering necessities for delivery, it is not always easy to avoid contact with the courageous delivery workers who are keeping things moving. Logistics company AxleHire has developed a no-touch system to help with this issue.

AxelHire has created a suite of tools that enables consumers to sign for their deliveries using a mobile device, allowing them to avoid touching the driver’s mobile device or even opening the door. The companies’ app also allows users to sign for a package before it is delivered, opt-out of in-person delivery, and update their delivery instructions to include building access codes, all in real-time.

Founded in 2015, AxleHire is a last-mile logistics company that works with companies such as Ikea and HelloFresh to provide scalable, cost-effective deliveries. The new app will allow the company to continue operating with improved safety during the crisis.

Maintaining social distance is key to staying safe while the coronavirus rages and companies have been quick to adapt. Springwise has covered a number of innovations making social distancing easier, including a delivery service dedicated to seniors and a restaurant delivery model adapting to deliver grocery orders with greater capacity.

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