Mober’s EVs provide last-mile delivery for IKEA, Kuehne+Nagel

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Mober’s EVs provide last-mile delivery for IKEA, Kuehne+Nagel
Mober's electric vehicles are now used to fulfill last mile deliveries in Metro Manila and Cavite for IKEA. Photo from Mober's LinkedIn page.
  • Mober’s electric vehicles are providing last-mile delivery for IKEA Philippines in Metro Manila and Cavite, and for Kuehne+Nagel in Clark, Pampanga
  • The use of the vehicles, which began on July 1 for IKEA, will significantly reduce the carbon footprint for the furniture store’s Home Delivery service, Mober said
  • Kuehne+Nagel is using the EV fleet to service its client, SIA Engineering
  • Mober’s EV fleet comprises 50 units of mixed electric light trucks and vans

Mober’s electric vehicles (EV) are providing last-mile delivery for IKEA Philippines in Metro Manila and Cavite and Kuehne+Nagel in Clark, Pampanga.

The use of the vehicles, which began on July 1 for IKEA, will significantly reduce the carbon footprint for the furniture store’s Home Delivery service, Mober said in an update.

Meanwhile, Kuehne+Nagel is using the fleet for its client, SIA Engineering (Philippines) Corp. “This partnership demonstrates that Mober is not only committed to zero-emission delivery for retail and FMCG fast-moving consumer goods] but also collaborates with blue-chip forwarding companies like Kuehne+Nagel,” Mober said in a separate update.

IKEA and Kuehne+Nagel are some of the companies that use Mober’s EVs to decarbonize their delivery processes and achieve their sustainability goals. Others include Nespresso, Monde Nissin, Nestle, Maersk, and SM Appliance Center.

Mober’s EV fleet comprises 50 units of mixed electric light trucks and vans.

Mober is the first mover for EV adoption in the Philippines’ delivery services sector, providing third- party last-mile and middle-mile delivery services for international and local customers under multi-year, fixed-price contracts.

Last June, Mober announced it secured an investment of up to $6 million, or around P350 million, from the South East Asia Clean Energy Facility II (SEACEF II) to fund its EV fleet expansion.

READ: Mober secures $6M investment from SEACEF ll

The new funding, through both equity and convertible notes, will further supports Mober’s goal of acquiring 238 EV units by 2025 and phasing out its internal combustion engine vehicles, aiming to have at least 400 EV units in operation by 2027. Additionally, Mober will develop a new 3,000-square-meter charging yard on Macapagal Avenue, Pasay City, and establish a network of charging points across southern and northern Luzon, supporting its expanding fleet and enhancing the capabilities of its long- haul electric vehicles.

Early this year, Mober said it also received $2 million seed funding from RT Heptagon Holdings to expand its fleet of EVs.