ZED – Zero Emission Deliveries

In March 2016, Waltham Forest Council was successful in securing funding from the Mayor’s Air Quality Fund (MAQF) to set up a zero emission delivery scheme in the borough, using cargo bikes and electric vehicles.

Through speaking to a number of businesses in the borough, we’re aware that more delivery options are needed to help businesses save time and money spent on deliveries so that their business can continue to grow. Also with air pollution on the increase, caused mainly by road traffic, we want to use this funding to help improve the borough’s air quality whilst continuing to help our local economy to thrive.

We conducted our pilot delivery service ‘Christmas Courier’ over the festive period in 2016 focusing on businesses and residents in Walthamstow Town Centre, and this saw 1,000 parcels delivered to local residents using cargo bikes and electric vehicles.

With over 9,000 businesses across the borough, we have now launched the full scheme, ZED, with our experienced delivery partner Outspoken! Delivery.

Click on one of the tiles below for more information on the zero emission delivery scheme.