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Rolec EV to deploy charging network for DPD in the UK

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Rolec EV, one of the UK’s leading EV charge point manufacturers, has confirmed that it has been appointed by DPD to design and provide a Smart electric vehicle charging network across over 60 of its sites nationwide. DPD, the UK’s leading parcel delivery brand, has announced that it is planning to add over 550 EVs to its fleet by 2021, and as a result is aiming to install in excess of 600 EV charging points across the UK to coincide with the arrival of this new fleet.

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MD of Rolec EV, Kieron Alsop, commented: “We are delighted to have been
chosen by DPD to design and roll out our EV GroupManager system across
its 60-strong network of UK distribution centres. EV GroupManager is a
cloud based back office smart system that works in conjunction with
Rolec's EV SecuriCharge charging units, and the pre-issued EV driver
RFID keyfob. This system then enables DPD to monitor and record all EV
charging activity, historical data, and vehicle migration across its 60
sites - and feed this information back to its HQ for analytic
evaluation.”

Kieron continued: “Having already deployed a
significant number of EV charge points across DPD's distribution network
we are continuing to work closely with their management and engineering
departments to further increase and strengthen their EV charging
network.”

Mark Wilkes, Director of Technical Services for DPD UK,
commented: “DPD has always had a strong and focused environmental
philosophy and the introduction of hundreds of EVs into our fleet
continues to emphasise the company's desire to minimise its impact on
the environment. DPD's aim is to be the most responsible city centre
delivery company in the UK and we are fully behind the electric vehicle
revolution that is taking place at this very moment.”

“Having
undertaken significant EV charge point manufacturer research, along with
a comprehensive due diligence process, we are delighted to have
appointed Rolec EV as our electric vehicle charge point partner. The
initial rollout of charge points across our network has gone very
smoothly and we are now looking to significantly increase EV charge
point deployment across the UK over the next 12 months to coincide with
the delivery of our new EV fleet,” he added.


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