Mober uses EVs to deliver Nespresso products

Mober uses EVs to deliver Nespresso products
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  • Mober partners with Nespresso to go carbon-free with deliveries on electric vehicles
  • The Filipino tech-logistics startup started delivering Nespresso products to stores around Metro Manila in December 2022 using EVs
  • Mober has 20 EVs and e-trucks

Mober is helping Nespresso decarbonize its on-ground delivery by switching to electric vehicles (EVs)

Mober, a Filipino tech-logistics startup, started delivering Nespresso products to stores around Metro Manila in December 2022 using EVs to show both companies’ commitment to sustainability and focus on cutting carbon emissions.

“We aim to catalyze a transition to zero-emissions mid- and last-mile delivery in the Philippines. By switching to electric vehicles, Nespresso is set to eliminate hundreds of tons of CO2 emissions yearly, and this is just the beginning,” said Dennis Ng, Mober CEO and founder.

Mober said it welcomes President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr.’s approval of zero tariff on EVs to encourage consumers to use “cleaner and greener” cars. This allows Mober to support more retailers and businesses in their transition to green fleets.

A pioneer in EV delivery in the Philippines, Mober bought its first electric delivery fleet in October 2021 to give companies with net zero mandates an environmentally friendly choice.

Mober has 20 EVs and e-trucks that serve a variety of clients, such as IKEA for last-mile delivery, Nespresso for warehouse-to-store delivery, and SM Appliance Center for same-day delivery.

The firm’s e-vans can travel up to 230 kilometers while its e-trucks can go 280 kms. EVs run on fast-charging lithium-ion batteries and emit zero carbon dioxide, unlike internal combustion engine vehicles.

Moreover, EVs require less maintenance and have lower operating costs. Companies can book and partner with Mober instead of buying their own EVs.

“Monitoring the CO2 offset for our EV fleet can serve as a conscious reminder for businesses looking to go green to reflect on using EVs soonest. This will also help us save the data for future use and reach our net zero goal target,” Ng said.

The Department of Energy projects that EVs would comprise 10% of the total registered vehicles in the country by 2040, as stated in the government’s Philippine Energy Plan.

By replacing carbon-intensive logistics operations with EV delivery vehicles to reduce air pollution, Mober aims to facilitate the transition towards sustainable transport in the Philippines. It plans to deploy 100 EVs by end-2023 and become the largest green logistics in five years.

With its focus on the Philippine market, Mober aims to be the leading green logistics delivery provider in Southeast Asia by becoming the largest operator of delivery EVs in the region.

Established in July 2015, Mober is a Manila-based third-party delivery service company founded by serial entrepreneur and Ernst & Young-trained auditor, Dennis Ng.

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