GnewtCargo is a logistics service provider in London using electric vans and cargobikes for urban distribution. They are BESTFACT partner and created a report for clean logistics businesses as a Policy Action. Main aims were

  • Understanding of the economic growth
  • Understanding the conditions for the successful start
  • Understanding why new clients decide to use a green service
  • Monitoring and interviewing clients
  • market research
  • Research and evaluation of customer behavior and business cases

Findings from report: Conditions for growth (extract)

  • Obtaining an important, scalable contract with a first customer
  • Willingness of customer to consider environmental performance improvements
  • Profitability of the business model after short starting period
  • Availability of a good location for transhipment activities
  • Good contact with key managers and decision makers of the customers
  • Contract negotiations with solid margin calculations – revenue and volume are vanity, profit is sanity!

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Gnewt Cargo Final Report