Emirates Post Group (EPG) announced its latest collaboration following a memorandum of understanding it signed with BrightDrop Solutions LLC (BrightDrop), a new General Motors company, reinventing the commercial delivery industry and logistics for an all-electric future.
The agreement aims to support the growing operations of EPG at Emirates Post, the official postal operator of the United Arab Emirates and the leading express service provider for more efficient, smarter and more sustainable last mile solutions.
The agreement was signed by Badr Al Olama, chairman of Emirates Post Group, and Luay Al Shurafa, chairman and managing director of General Motors Africa and Middle East.
The signing of the agreement is part of the shared vision of both parties to explore the opportunities around sustainable logistics services in the UAE, especially in delivery vehicles. In addition, the parties agreed to cooperate to test future proof-of-concepts in accordance with their respective goals and strategies, including the deployment of an electrified delivery ecosystem and other new and innovative technologies.
Emirates Post Group will explore how to leverage BrightDrop’s ecosystem of connected delivery products, software and services to create more sustainable and efficient freight transportation. BrightDrop’s solutions are designed to reduce carbon emissions and congestion, while helping companies like EPG reduce costs, increase productivity, prioritize driver safety and support sustainability goals. .
Badr Al-Olama, President of Emirates Post Group, said: “Emirates Post Group is transforming its business and adopting smart solutions to establish competitive advantage, while promoting sustainable solutions. We’re excited to be working with BrightDrop to deliver smarter, more efficient last mile services. This new agreement reinforces our commitment to improve our operations so that they are more dynamic, optimized and respectful of the environment.
Travis Katz, CEO and President of BrightDrop said, “The rise of e-commerce is creating challenges globally. Electrification of EPG’s delivery fleet could help combat the negative effects of vehicle emissions on climate change, while integration of BrightDrop’s connected products could help reduce delivery costs and improve safety on the roads of the United Arab Emirates. Our ecosystem is centered on cutting-edge, high-tech solutions designed to make the world a cleaner, more sustainable place to live and work, and we believe it is collaborations like this that will help accelerate development and development. deployment of these technologies on a global scale. climb.”