Big C and DHL Supply Chain Thailand deploys electric trucks to reduce carbon emissions
published : 1 Feb 2023 at 11:17
BJC Big C, led by Mr. Aswin Techajareonvikul, Chief Executive Officer and President, has joined hands with DHL Supply Chain Thailand, led by Mr. Steve Walker, CEO, to have electric vehicles (EVs) transport and distribute goods in a move to reduce carbon dioxide emissions and sharpen the focus on green logistics.
BJC will pilot the use of EV trucks to transport and distribute goods at three Big C branches in Bangkok, namely, Big C Saphan Khwai, Big C Ratchada and Big C Ratchadamri. The plan is to expand routes and increase the number of vehicles in Bangkok and other provinces over the long term in a joint drive to create an environmentally sustainable supply chain.
The announcement was recently made at Big C Supercenter Rangsit Klong 6 by (left-right): Ms. Montaya Pahuchon, VP Transportation & Network Development, Big C Supercenter PCL; Ms. Panarat Hanchotiphan, 1st Executive Vice President Supply Chain, IVC & Logistics, Big C Supercenter PCL; Pattaphong Iamsuro, Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Big C Supercenter PCL; Aswin Techajareonvikul , CEO and President, BJC Big C Group; Mr. Steve Walker, CEO, DHL Supply Chain Thailand Cluster; Mr. Scott Gerrie, Vice President, Transport, DHL Supply Chain Thailand Cluster, and; Mr. Artid Suwanvaraboon, Senior Director, Operation, DHL Supply Chain Thailand.