An Post going for zero emissions, with Garrett Bridgeman

An Post going for zero emissions, with Garrett Bridgeman

Garrett Bridgeman, Managing Director Mails & Parcels at An Post, is my special guest. We cover:

  • The policy behind An Post’s plan to eliminate carbon emissions (1:05)
  • An Post’s carbon savings to date (1:51)
  • The details of An Post’s emissions commitment (2:10)
  • An Post’s current fleet and the profile of the new environmentally-friendly vehicles (3:30)
  • Reducing carbon emissions in the truck network (5:10)
  • Putting solar panels on delivery units (6:50)
  • Vehicle charging bays at the front of post offices for public use (7:20)
  • An Post’s corporate vehicle fleet (8:00)
  • Predictions for An Post’s peak season – including a big forecast for Amazon parcel volumes (9:15)
  • Seasonal hires and additional deliveries (11:15)
  • An update on DeliveryBox (12:25)

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About The Author

Ian Kerr

Ian Kerr is the founder and host of the Postal Hub Podcast. He has presented at many prominent postal and delivery events, and has contributed articles to Post&Parcel, the Mail & Express Review as well as chapters in Reinventing the post (2013) and Exploring New Frontiers: Reshaping the postal industry (2018).

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