DPD Germany orders 52 e-cargo-bikes

International e-commerce delivery company DPD Germany is rolling out 52 e-cargo-bikes made by specialist manufacturer ONO. The machines will be deployed in eight major German cities over the coming year.

The first of the ONO e-cargo-bikes are already being used in Berlin and Dortmund, and more will be put into operation in Dresden, Hamburg, Hamm, Hanover, Cologne and Stuttgart.

“With the acquisition of 50 new ONO eCargobikes, we can further expand our e-vehicle fleet. This brings us closer to our goal of delivering parcels to 23 German metropolitan cities while reducing emissions. To date, we have had very good experience with the company’s delivery bikes and they have proven their worth in day-to-day delivery operations. Our delivery experts are also very satisfied,” says Gerd Seber, Group Manager City Logistics and Sustainability at DPD Germany. The new ONOs are being financed by the Schweinfurt-based financial services company Mercator-Leasing.

“To meet the Paris climate targets, the eCargobike fleet within Germany must be expanded swiftly and considerably. The decision to build a sustainable last mile is a strong signal for the entire industry and society. DPD’s trust in our cargo bikes is proof of the quality of our products and our services,” says Mathias Drews, Key Account Manager for the CEP industry at ONOMOTION.

The companies have indicated that they are planning to work together after the initial order with plans for DPD Germany to order more for its fleets around the country.

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