Greencarrier Freight Services China has made its first purchase of electric-powered trucks, which are intended for local distribution and last-mile delivery services in and around Shanghai, China.
”We are proud to introduce our first all-electric vehicles, with the first deliveries marking an important step in our efforts to cut our logistics carbon footprint” says Christopher Linden, General Manager Central / North China.
The first all-electric trucks began deliveries in Shanghai on 1st of July. With a range of each truck of approximately 240 km between charges and the batteries can be recharged within 2 – 3 hours making it ideal for delivery routes in and around cities.
“This investment is part of our environmental strategy and will play an important role in sus-tainable fleet management. We are excited to see these vehicles in action” says Tero Ahonen, Managing Director, Greencarrier Freight Services, Greater China.
Greencarrier Freight Services’ goals with this is to work towards our vision of creating a more sustainable tomorrow.
“Environmental work is a prioritized and important part of our business and we continuously strive to find actions for improvement and smart logistics solutions, in collaboration with our suppliers and customers” says Åsa Leander Head of Sustainability for the Greencarrier Group.
Stefan Björk, Founder, Owner & Chairman:
“Being in the logistics industry, an industry that inevitably has a great impact on the envi-ronment, this is an important step for us. We constantly strive to find new and innovative so-lutions and greener ways of meeting our customers’ logistics needs. This is a perfect exam-ple of that, and I’m very happy for a very environmentally smart investment in our Chinese operations.”