Ecom Express to convert 50% last-mile fleet to electric by 2025
It also announced the deployment of e-bikes in Jaipur and Hyderabad to complement its push into electric vehicles.
Ecom Express announced its plans to have 50 percent of its last mile fleet transitioned to electric vehicles by 2025. To further strengthen its position as a sustainable company in the industry, it announced the deployment of e-bikes in Jaipur and Hyderabad to complement its push into electric vehicles.
"The adoption of electric vehicles is a part of Ecom Express' larger sustainability goals to reduce carbon footprint and continue to be a responsible delivery partner to the e-commerce industry," reads the release.
T.A. Krishnan, chief executive officer & co-founder, Ecom Express, said, "We are thrilled to have added e-vehicles as a step towards our journey of achieving 50 percent electric fleet in the last mile by 2025. I believe that this is a progressive step toward sustainable green logistics and reasserts our commitment to a safer environment. Sustainable mobility is a catalyst to revolutionize the logistics and transportation sector. At Ecom Express, we are looking to create greater avenues to make sustainable deliveries. The use of the electric bikes marks the beginning of our efforts to make our last-mile delivery greener.''
Ecom Express has been working to put in place the infrastructure to support the EV roll-out including the charging facility. The company already has a fleet of Electric 3-wheelers running in Delhi NCR for the last two years in first mile and had trialled successfully the use of electric bikes in the last mile. The company is already working with a number of players across the EV ecosystem on making the logistics greener and sustainable for the environment.