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Postal Hub podcast

Jul 26, 2021

James Atkinson, Sustainability Programme Manager at DPD Ireland, joins me to discuss:

  • The “free pass” the world gave the delivery sector on emissions during the pandemic
  • Sustainability being about people, planet and profit
  • DPD Ireland’s electric delivery vehicle fleet
  • Key developments in electric vans leading to wider adoption in the delivery sector
  • Charging infrastructure for electric delivery vehicles
  • Managing electricity costs and charging as efficiently as possible
  • Solar power, green electricity, and reducing energy consumption in buildings
  • DPD Ireland trialling a CNG truck in linehaul
  • DPD Ireland’s urban delivery pilot - including cargo bikes and a bus
  • How sustainable delivery relates to the delivery experience
  • Promoting “green” delivery to consumers
  • E-commerce packaging