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Evri to invest £19 million for e-cargo bikes

by Thea Coates Finance Reporter
24th Jun 24 10:04 am

Evri are to invest £19 million to grow their fleet of 3,000 electric cargo bikes for deliveries over the next decade.

The delivery giant will grow their fleet of e-cargo bikes over the year from 33 to 99 and Evri will grow their electric vehicles from 168 to 270.

Evri are wanting to become the “UK’s most sustainable” delivery firm and are aiming to be net-zero by 2035.

Martijn De Lange, chief executive officer at Evri, said, “Pedal power will rev up our efforts to reimagine parcel deliveries in the UK as we aim to become the biggest operator of e-cargo bikes in the sector.

“We achieved a 9% decrease in carbon emissions since last year.

“The £19 million investment announced today will lay the groundwork for Evri to dial up on its ambition to become the UK’s most sustainable parcel carrier.”

Pauline Potter, director of procurement and sustainability at Evri, said: “Evri is committed to making a positive impact on the environment and delivering a sustainable future.

“Our multi-year ESG (environment, sustainability and governance) plans represent a significant leap forward, and we are confident that these initiatives will propel us towards our net-zero goal.

“We are not just investing in technology, but also in our people, empowering them to be part of the solution.”

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