Orange EV, a leader in zero-emission heavy-duty trucks, recently celebrated a significant milestone by producing its 1,000th pure-electric Class 8 terminal truck. This landmark truck was delivered to Lazer Logistics, marking a major step in sustainable logistics. Lazer Logistics is a front-runner in efficient, innovative yard management solutions and has been a long-term partner of Orange EV.
Why It Matters
The delivery of the 1,000th electric truck by Orange EV is more than just a numerical achievement. It signifies a major shift in the logistics industry towards sustainability and eco-friendly practices. This milestone reflects the growing demand for sustainable transportation solutions and highlights the feasibility and efficiency of electrifying heavy-duty vehicles in commercial settings.
- Pioneering Industry Change: Orange EV initiated the electric terminal truck revolution in 2015, setting new standards for performance, reliability, and sustainability in heavy-duty trucks.
- Impressive Track Record: Over 8 years, Orange EV trucks have covered 11.8 million miles and 4 million hours of operation, boasting an average of more than 98% uptime.
- Lazer Logistics’ Commitment: As North America’s largest provider of yard management services, Lazer Logistics has been instrumental in pushing for the electrification of yard operations, aligning with its sustainability goals.
- Operational Benefits: The partnership between Orange EV and Lazer Logistics emphasizes not just environmental benefits but also operational efficiencies and cost savings.
Orange EV’s achievement of producing its 1,000th electric truck marks a pivotal moment in the transition to sustainable logistics. This milestone is a testament to the industry’s growing inclination towards eco-friendly solutions. By providing a proven, efficient, and reliable heavy-duty electric vehicle solution, the company and Lazer Logistics are leading the way in redefining the norms of container- and trailer-handling operations, offering increased power, efficiency, and significant cost savings, all while reducing environmental impact. This development is a clear indication of the sustainable transformation underway in the logistics industry.