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DHL rolls out electric vehicles in Malaysia and Vietnam

DHL eCommerce has rolled out a fleet of electric vehicles in Malaysia and Vietnam as part of its domestic delivery network and in line with the Group’s commitment to Zero Emissions by 2050. As part of the commitment to reduce all logistics-related emissions to nett zero by the year 2050, DPDHL announced that it will operate 70% of its own first and last mile services with clean pick-up and delivery solutions.
“In parallel with the continued growth in e-commerce, we expect a strong demand for deliveries and we recognize the need for sustainable delivery solutions. As part of DPDHL’s commitment to Zero Emissions by 2050, our fleet of electric vehicles will provide greener deliveries and we are committed to steadily and consciously increasing our fleet of electric vehicles in our domestic delivery network,” Kiattichai Pitpreecha, Managing Director, Southeast Asia, DHL eCommerce said.
The first fleet of electric vehicles are already in use and the plan is to increase the fleet gradually by sunsetting older vehicles and prioritizing ‘green and clean’ approaches. Delivery hubs in Puchong and Cheras in Malaysia and Ho Chi Minh and Hanoi in Vietnam will be retrofitted with electric charging points with fast charging capabilities.

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