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Urb-it rolls out sustainable last mile delivery services for Evri (previously Hermes) in Bristol

Urb-it, the rapidly growing sustainable logistics platform, today announces it is rolling out its services in Bristol with Evri, the largest dedicated parcel delivery company in the UK.

Following commencing the partnership in London, Manchester, and Liverpool, Urb-it and Evri have launched operations in Bristol. With a population of more than 500 000 inhabitants (1.0 million metropolitan areas) and a high focus on sustainability and reducing emissions, Bristol provides an excellent opportunity to grow the partnership. In Bristol alone, Evri estimates that their e-cargo bikes partners will deliver approximately 345 000 parcels per year[1].

Urb-it's customer-centric last mile sustainable delivery services, conducted exclusively by its couriers on its e-cargo bike fleet across Europe, significantly reduce last mile C02 emissions, urban congestion, and air pollution. Urb-it is B Corp certified, committed to maintaining the highest standard of environmental performance, social governance, public transparency, and legal accountability.

Hannes Skugghall, Chief Mission Officer and Interim Country Manager UK at Urb-it, comments:

"I am excited about the continuous growth in our partnership with Evri, providing further foundation for us to execute our strategy while simultaneously growing the business. The expansion is also a great testament that Urb-it delivers on our service and key metrics. Expanding our footprint together with Evri also allows us to increase our positive impact on the livability of these cities, not just by reducing carbon emissions, but also decrease air- and noise pollution as well as improving road safety".

[1]. Elizabeth Baker, Evri partners to provide carbon-free deliveries in Bristol and Glasgow, https://www.parcelandpostaltechnologyinternational.com/news/delivery/evri-partners-to-provide-carbon-free-deliveries-in-bristol-and-glasgow.html (retrieved 2023-03-15)

For further information please contact:

Kevin Kviblad, CEO [email protected]

Urb-it Press Office [email protected]

About Urb-it AB (publ) | B Corp certified

Urb-it is a rapidly growing sustainable logistics platform with a vision to transform urban logistics, one delivery at a time. We deliver urban logistics services that create a positive impact on society and the environment. We partner with brands to deliver the last mile sustainably and efficiently in urban areas across Europe. 

Our customer-centric last mile delivery services are conducted by our employed couriers on our 100% e-cargo bike fleet. This reduces emissions, congestion, and noise pollution - creating healthier cities. 

We are a B Corp certified business, meaning we meet and have committed to the highest verified standards of social and environmental performance. We are currently operating in urban areas in Europe's largest e-commerce markets - France, the UK and Spain. Our ambition is to expand into other major e-commerce markets across Europe in the coming years.

In 2022, Urb-it won Best Supply Chain Solution Award at The Retail Supply Chain & Logistics Expo.  

Founded in 2014, Urb-it is a Swedish entrepreneurial company headquartered in Stockholm and listed on Nasdaq First North Growth Market. Find out more at urb-it.com.

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