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Royal Mail passes milestone of 3,000 electric vans across its delivery and collection fleet
Royal Mail today announced it has passed the milestone of 3,000 electric vehicles across its delivery and collection fleet. The roll-out includes many cities where low emission zones are in force, including London, Bristol, Glasgow, Cambridge and Oxford.
Royal Mail commits to global science-based standards for emissions reduction targets
Royal Mail has made a formal commitment to global science-based emissions reduction targets. As part of its drive to minimise its impact on the environment and cut emissions, Royal Mail has signed up to the Science-Based Targets initiative (SBTi) - the internationally recognised standard in independently assessed corporate emissions reporting. The SBTi will help Royal Mail set a robust evidence-backed path to achieve its goal of net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2040.
Royal Mail reveals ambitious vision for more than 50 new postal drone routes in partnership with Windracers Group
Royal Mail today sets out its ambition to scale up its use of drone technology and create more than 50 new postal drone routes over the next three years, subject to Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) approval,
Royal Mail launches Wales’ first all-electric delivery office in Newport
43 fully electric vans have replaced the existing diesel delivery and collection vehicles at the company’s Newport West Delivery Office, in efforts to reduce air pollution for the local community and decarbonise its operations.
Royal Mail rolls-out 120 electric vans in its Doncaster Delivery Office
Royal Mail announces Doncaster Delivery Office is operating an all-electric fleet of delivery vehicles. 120 fully electric vans have replaced the existing diesel delivery vehicles at Doncaster Delivery Office.
Royal Mail rolls-out 59 electric vans in its Middlesbrough Delivery Office
59 fully electric vans have replaced the existing diesel delivery vehicles at the company’s Middlesbrough Delivery Office, in efforts to reduce air pollution for the local community and decarbonise its operations.
Drones: connecting remote communities across the UK
In April 2022, we conducted test flights on the Shetland Islands in partnership with Windracers. Royal Mail delivered mail between Tingwall Airport in Lerwick to Unst - a 50-mile flight each way.