Volvo Vans, Ikea Trade, and logistics corporate Raben Staff have agreed to cooperate in heavy-duty electrical delivery. Ikea Trade will use Volvo FM Electrical vans operated by way of Raben for inner items delivery between two manufacturing websites in western Poland.

The primary of those electrical vans is scheduled to go into carrier q4, and there are plans to make bigger the fleet in line with the findings from the pilot challenge. Volvo Vans has simply began manufacturing of its FH, FM and FMX heavy-duty electrical vans. The corresponding collection fashions will have to then be to be had for the deliberate enlargement of the e-fleet.

How the charging of the extra intensive electrical truck fleet will glance later is unknown. The Volvo FM Electrical from the check operation can be charged with renewable electrical energy at Ikea Trade’s manufacturing websites.

“We’re satisfied to announce this collaboration which goals to boost up our shift to extra sustainable highway delivery,” says Małgorzata Dobies-Turulska, Managing Director of IKEA Trade Zbąszynek. “This challenge allows us to discover and be told concerning the demanding situations and alternatives in deploying electrical delivery operations at scale and its interdependencies in a bigger delivery community.”