Logistics Limited (MLL) an integrated third-party logistics (3PL) service
provider announced the launch of its cargo last-mile delivery service under the
brand name ‘EDel’. Recognised for its 3PL services, MLL enters into new service
line of sustainable last-mile logistics and fulfilment with ‘EDel’ for
customers in E-Commerce, FMCG and other markets.
would initially operate across 6 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.
operating model and utilisation metrics of EVs today enables EDelto provide
sustainable and competitive services when compared with traditional ICE powered
solutions. EDel will provide multiple offerings including package and trip-based
services. These offerings will provide customers a scalable, sustainable and
cost-efficient solution. 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
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 EDelwith connected telematics platform to enable
customer experience, vehicle & battery utilization and network management.
Phase 1, EDel is focused on deploying a fleet of 1000 vehicles. The initial
focus will be on 3W cargo applications and EDel will primarily utilise the Treo
Zor EV by Mahindra Electric. In future, MLL will also evaluate expanding to 4W
and other electric delivery options. The fleet will be expanded along with
business partners with an aspiration to continue scaling and offering
employment and business partner opportunities in the communities we operate
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 continue to grow across India, and we believe electric vehicles
provide an ideal long-term solution for the emerging imperatives around
sustainability & cost effectiveness. 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
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