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Co-op emission neutral plan to see 2-hour ‘green’ deliveries

By Sasha Fedorenko March 22, 2019 - 2:43 pm

A Co-op emission neutral plan will see two-hour ‘green’ deliveries via e-cargobikes.com to shoppers in London.

The new initiative is initially available to shoppers within 4km of the Co-op’s store on the Kings Road in Chelsea, before being rolled out to further London stores.

Co-op have announced today the emission neutral delivery service via a www.shop.coop.co.uk dedicated website. Shoppers will see groceries delivered to homes or officers within two-hours.

The technology behind the scheme is e-cargobikes, which can deliver the same amount as a conventional 3.5-tonne diesel-van over eight-hour shift whilst requiring less than 0.5% of the energy.

This is an exciting time for the Co-op. As the leaders in convenience shopping, we want to look at different ways of bringing our award-winning products closer to shoppers, and this new service with e-cargobikes.com does exactly that.”
– Chris Conway, head of food digital, Co-op

We are thrilled that Co-op are demonstrating environmental leadership by launching their online delivery service using e-cargobikes.com. We are reimagining grocery deliveries and exploring a more sustainable transport system – our e-cargobikes are able to deliver the same amount as a diesel-van over a shift but require only 0.5% of the energy.”
– James FitzGerald, managing director of e-cargobikes.com

  • jim
    4 months ago

    blatant marketing gimmick,
    this will only create more plastic packaging in store to facilitate easier delivery

  • jim
    4 months ago

    bet the guy on the bike produces grand amounts of methane exhaust fumes, on the fuel needed to peddle that beast for 8 hours

  • Jim
    4 months ago

    Royal Mail posties all over the country have been doing something similar for a few hundred years without the bike

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