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E-commerce facing the puzzle of green delivery


In Paris, two out of three Amazon deliveries are carbon-free. La Poste is investing heavily.

Passers-by on Boulevard Ney, in the 18th arrondissement of Paris, are certainly unaware that on the third floor of a vast building from the 1970s there is an Amazon warehouse, dedicated since September to the “green” delivery of parcels in the capital. .

The huge roof terrace of the building does not only offer a breathtaking view of Montmartre: it is also ideal for recharging, during the night, the electric vehicles which will deliver the parcels to the e-merchant during the day.

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delivery, a scourge for the environment?

Online sales, of which Amazon has a 20% market share in France, experienced an incredible boom during the Covid-19 pandemic, from 9% of product sales to 15% this year.

Concerns about the environmental impact of e-commerce have grown among customers.

In cities, increasing constraints are imposed on those involved in the last mile.

The LOM law obliges the creation of “low emission zones” in all major cities by 2025. They are already a reality in Grenoble,

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Source: lefigaro

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