Tuesday 26th Sep 2017 - Logistics Manager

1000th DHL StreetScooter hits the street

Deutsch Post DHL’s 1000th e-bike StreetScooter has been put into service. The cargo bikes reach 25 km/h and can carry up to 50kg.

dpdhl-streetscooter-03“We mean business with our climate protection campaign. We’re very passionate about it,” says Jürgen Gerdes, the Deutsche Post DHL Group board member responsible for post – eCommerce – parcel. “And in addition to the benefits for the environment, our employees also benefit from using the most modern equipment.”

DHL currently operates 2,500 StreetScooter electric trucks and 10,500 pedelecs (e-bikes and e-trikes). The logistics business is aiming to replace all of its delivery fleet with electric vehicles. According to the company, it aims to convert 70 per cent of last mile-deliveries to clean solutions by 2025.