EVET partners with food companies to deploy electric fleet for food delivery
EVET – the integrated electric mobility, charging and technology vertical of Magenta, has entered into a strategic partnerships with prominent companies in the food industry like Elior India, SPRINK Kinematic FoodTech, Kadambass hospitality, and Foodieverse, to use EVET electric fleet for food delivery. The collaboration also marks EVET’s debut into mid-mile deliveries, furthering the electrification of mobility in the food delivery business, which includes food industrial/corporate catering, cloud kitchens, bakeries, and so on.
The partnership with these companies in the food industry, starting with Bengaluru, will be expanded to other cities in the coming months. EVET runs a fleet of over 400 electric vehicles throughout many cities, including Bengaluru, Mumbai & Hyderabad.
“(Food) deliveries on EVs will reduce the cost of running delivery trucks by up to 20 – 40%, benefiting our various partners with larger pay-outs. We have deployed around 100 EVET vehicles for food delivery along with the prerequisite charging network and are seeking to enhance this to 600 EVET vehicles in upcoming months only in the food delivery segment,” stated Darryl Dias, Co-founder of Magenta.
David Edward Raj, Director – Operations & Innovation, Elior commented, “Our company has taken an initiative for increasing EV vehicle usage in staggered manner to delivering the food to client location and reduced 1000 kgs of carbon emissions during 1st quarter of FY 2022.”
Furthermore, Abhishek Mandal, Co-Founder and COO, SPRINK, said “By partnering with EVET in December last year we were able to transition 70% of our vehicles to electric and we are on track to convert 100% in the next 3 months.”
EVET vehicles have been granted an FSSAI certification, broadening its Green Delivery initiative and ensuring food safety for consumers.