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Brussels, Belgium, 29 May 2013 – TNT Express is introducing a mobile depot in Brussels to improve the efficiency of its parcel delivery operations and service to customers in the busy city centre, while contributing to a better environment.

As part of a field experiment, the mobile depot will be parked in Parc du Cinquantenaire for three months starting today. Deployment of the mobile depot will see the replacement of TNT Express vans by electric tricycles (‘cyclocargos’) in Schaerbeek, Etterbeek and Saint-Josse-ten-Noode. This will eliminate 900 kilometres of van movements each week in an often congested area. The resulting lower CO2 emissions and noise will help improve the Brussels living environment.