Cycle & Carriage has recently announced that they will be collaborating with Grocery Logistics of Singapore (GLS), the logistics arm of the FairPrice Group, to introduce electric vehicles into GLS’s logistics and delivery network.
Cycle & Carriage has recently announced that they will be collaborating with Grocery Logistics of Singapore (GLS), the logistics arm of the FairPrice Group, to introduce electric vehicles into GLS’ logistics and delivery network.
With this partnership, Cycle & Carriage will be supplying 10 Citroën ë-Dispatch units, alongside their pertinent charging stations to GLS. These units are expected to be on the road by the end of November.
With the ability to cover an average distance of 339 kilometres with a full charge and requiring just 48 minutes to top the battery up from 0 to 80 per cent, the Citroën ë-Dispatch units will form the first pilot fleet of electric vans to be used by GLS.
With its first foray into introducing electric vehicles to its fleet for logistical purposes, GLS’ shift to EVs enables them to reduce their carbon footprint whilst still maintaining high operational standards.
“GLS continues to do our part for the environment and our latest initiative to augment our fleet with electric vehicles is part of our overall holistic effort to promote a circular and low-carbon economy,” Ms Zeng Qiao Jia, Chief Supply Chain Officer of FairPrice Group Supply Chain shares.
This collaboration is in line with the government’s proposed Singapore Green Plan 2030, where a big part of the plan sees EVs being more readily adopted. This is followed closely by the launch of multiple initiatives by Cycle & Carriage Singapore to encourage the shift to electric vehicles.
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