GEODIS joins BHV MARAIS to deploy natural gas powered fleet in Paris
BHV MARAIS is completely renewing its supply truck fleet in June 2015 with vehicles powered exclusively by natural gas. The clean and environment-friendly solution for the neighborhood surrounding the department store was developed by GEODIS, transportation and logistics provider in France.
To better respond to the new expectations of the City of Paris in terms of the fight against pollution, and in line with its commitment to sustainable development, BHV MARAIS called on its partner GEODIS to develop a clean vehicle solution for deliveries between its warehouse and its store.
Boasting the largest NGV fleet in France, GEODIS has devised a transport solution based on six road tractors. The vehicles have a range of 600 km and are able to make deliveries over a two-day period on a single tank. The trucks are a credible alternative to gasoline vehicles, with a 15% smaller carbon footprint, and reduce sound pollution by 50% for local residents.
By rolling out the new truck fleet, BHV MARAIS and GEODIS are seeking to develop cleaner and more responsible transportation and to respect the concerns of their customers, employees, residents and suppliers, and, more broadly, civil society as a whole.