Accompanied by Supervan, Point.P equips itself with electric trucks

Par ediallo - 27 October, 2021 - 07:22

Under the wing of Supervan, the Point.P brand is equipping itself with electric vehicles for its urban deliveries in Paris and the Paris region.

Point.P, a Saint-Gobain brand specializing in building trade, is introducing two electric trucks for its urban deliveries in Paris and the inner suburbs, with the help of the start-up Supervan.

Deployed in the Javel (15th arrondissement) and Point du Jour (16th arrondissement) branches, they contribute to the advent of environmentally friendly and noise-free delivery in the heart of urban areas, in line with the group's Evoluvert approach.

"We have been working for many years to develop alternative transport solutions in order to reduce the environmental impact of our activity as much as possible.

This project with Supervan is the culmination of a partnership that has lasted more than three years and numerous exchanges with our teams to meet the constraints of urban deliveries, as well as the expectations of our customers," says Nicolas Rome, Point.P's Route and Real Estate Manager. The two partners expect to save 10 tons of CO2 per year.

Point.P and Supervan are planning four daily deliveries by electric vehicle, for deliveries located within nine kilometers of the capital.

"Through this pilot, we are laying the groundwork for a more responsible delivery solution both in the Paris region and, we hope, in the rest of France," says Florent Darrault, Supervan's chief marketing officer & customer experience.

Technical characteristics of the trucks

The two electric trucks offered by Supervan are Volkswagen e-Crafter L3H3 vehicles. With a range of 173 km NEDC, they can transport 900 kg, the equivalent of a volume of 11 m³. They will be recharged at night using 22 kW charging stations installed in Point.P branches. The drivers will be trained in eco-driving.

Olivier ROUSSARD