Mahindra Logistics Launches ‘EDel’: An Electric Last-Mile Delivery Service

Mahindra Logistics Limited (MLL) an integrated third-party logistics (3PL) service provider has announced the launch of its cargo last-mile delivery service. This last-mile delivery service has been launched under the brand name 'EDel'.

Mahindra Logistics Launches ‘EDel’: An Electric Last-Mile Delivery Service

EDel would initially operate across six major cities in India including Bengaluru, New Delhi, Mumbai, Pune, Hyderabad and Kolkata, before expanding to a total of 14 cities in the next 12 months. EDel services can be seen in Bengaluru immediately, followed by New Delhi and the other 4 cities in the first phase of its launch.

Commenting on the launch Rampraveen Swaminathan, Managing Director and CEO, Mahindra Logistics Limited, said "EDel exemplifies our collective vision of the Future of Mobility - a sustainable ecosystem that brings logistics solutions to customers across the world. Demand for last-mile services continues to grow across India, and we believe electric vehicles provide an ideal long-term solution for the emerging imperatives around sustainability & cost-effectiveness."

Mahindra Logistics Launches ‘EDel’: An Electric Last-Mile Delivery Service

"EDel is a key lever of our approach to sustainability. At Mahindra Logistics, we deeply believe in the need to adopt environment-friendly solutions and our business practices are aligned accordingly," he further added.

With a load capacity and enhanced range that compares well with existing ICE options, EDel will give customers in the E-commerce, FMCG, Pharmaceutical, Consumer Durables and Electronics industries a significant edge in efficient and responsible distribution and last-mile delivery solutions.

Mahindra Logistics Launches ‘EDel’: An Electric Last-Mile Delivery Service

EDel will deploy a fleet of EVs starting with 3W vehicles, designed for cargo applications. The fleet will be deployed by MLL in collaboration with its supply partners. MLL will also be establishing a network of dedicated charging infrastructure for its EV operations under EDel. In Phase 1, EDel is focused on deploying a fleet of 1000 vehicles. In future, MLL will also evaluate expanding to 4W and other electric delivery options.

Thoughts About The Mahindra Logistics ‘EDel' Electric Last-Mile Delivery Service

Through this Manindra will be contributing to a cleaner and greener environment. And since these electric delivery vehicles are small and compact, going through small city roads will also not be difficult while delivering the package.

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Article Published On: Friday, January 8, 2021, 19:18 [IST]
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