Warburtons rolls out more electric trucks to reduce carbon impact

Warburtons is rolling out more electric trucks to help reduce its carbon impact by transitioning to a zero emissions fleet.

Four more electric Renault E-Tech D16 trucks will be joining the bakery brand’s fleet following the successful deployment of its first 16 tonne electric truck in Enfield.

The vehicles join Warburtons secondary fleet and will deliver fresh bakery products direct to stores across the country.

They will operate from four of Warburtons’ bakeries in Enfield, Glasgow, Bristol and Bolton.

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The bakery company has also purchased its first electric vans, with the two Renault E-Tech Masters located at Enfield and Bristol.

Warburtons head of transport Steven Gray said: “By carefully planning the first vehicle, studying routes, diminishing loads and tail-lift systems, we specified the right vehicle for the job, which has delivered the same quality of service to our customers with zero emissions.

“We have also had excellent feedback from our drivers who enjoy the quieter, smoother ride, and with any initial range anxiety soon put to rest.”

Gray added that using electric vehicles for Warburton’s secondary fleet is “ideal”, as most routes are “low stem milage of less than 100 miles,” making around 30 to 35 deliveries.



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