SEUR delivered more than 9m packages with low emission fleet

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SEUR has released its Corporate Social Responsibility Report, the results of which are added to those of DPDgroup. Since last year, the company has decided to make its sustainability strategy more ambitious. By 2025 the company hopes to expand its sustainable fleet from 20 to 64 Spanish cities.

To achieve its sustainability goals, SEUR will execute an investment plan of over 4m euros in 2022, and will also introduce 1,500 low emission vehicles by 2025. The program’s implementation hopes to reduce C02 emissions in these cities by around 85%.

Director of Personas and CSR at SEUR Itxaso Larrañaga commented: Consumers are becoming increasingly sensitive to the sustainable aspects of the products and services they buy. This is reflected in our latest E-shopper Barometer report, which shows that 47% of regular e-shoppers state that, for them, making a sustainable online purchase means acquiring an environmentally friendly product or an article from a more sustainable brand. In addition, 65% of e-shoppers would also be willing to switch stores to find a more sustainable shipping option. In fact, they represent a new type of consumer, the eco-selective, and they already represent 14% of all European e-shoppers, according to the E-Shopper Barometer”.

The company is currently in the process of a gradual transition to an environmentally friendly fleet. Last year, these vehicles drove 15.5m km delivering more than 9m parcels, and offsetting 0.64 kg of CO2 for each of them.

SEUR is also utilising its out-of-home solutions to reach its sustainable goals, as well as developing urban hubs and small logistics centres located in the centre of cities. SEUR currently has more than 30 hubs (both its own and subcontracted) in different Spanish cities such as Madrid, Seville and Córdoba. The company is also committed to the deployment of recharging points, which will reach 200 by the end of 2022.

SEUR also extends its sustainability strategy to its entire structure, promoting a business model based on the circular economy. Thus, during the past year, 48 centres have adhered to its recycling policy and have followed good practice procedures in order to properly separate plastic, cardboard, pallets and hazardous waste. In addition, SEUR collaborates with the Aprocor foundation to give a second life to work clothes, making a total of 28 shipments during 2021, which have allowed it to recover 2,787 units.

Source: DPD