CHENNAI,15 April 2022: CityLink, a leading technology enabled logistics start-up in Bengaluru has deployed electric vehicles to provide last mile logistics for WayCool Foods for its newly inaugurated fresh food distribution hub in Bomanahalli, at Bengaluru's electronic city.
This distribution hub is first of its kind to have 100 percent EV fleet. To start, CityLink has deployed 20 electric vehicles.
Commenting on the collaboration, Puneet Prashant, Co-founder and CEO, City Link said "We are excited to partner with WayCool, a like minded responsible company, who are committed to implement profitable environment positive practices. We strongly believe that besides being environment friendly, EVs are expected to drive ROI and bring down delivery costs when compared to existing alternatives. We are happy to provide our electric vehicles to WayCool for the last mile push and meeting their trucking needs also passing on a cleaner legacy to gen-next."
Elaborating on the initiative Amrit Bajapai, COO, WayCool Foods, said, "WayCool runs one of the most efficient food supply chains in the country. We believe in walking the talk on creating climate resilient and yet profitable supply chains and our partnership with CityLink is another step towards the same. This 100 percent EV fleet powered fresh distribution hub is our third facility in Bengaluru. We will be electrifying 40 percent of our entire fleet in FY23 that operates across 500+ locations in southern and western India moving over 900 tons of food everyday".
WayCool foods operates the Most Comprehensive tech Stack in the Food Economy. The company works with over 85000 farmers, and distributes fresh produce, staples, dairy, and also has consumer brands such as Lexotique, DeziFresh, Madhuram, Kitchenji, and Fresheys.
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