Future Jobs: Meet the e-bike cargonauts

Michael Holder

VIDEO: London-based e-cargobikes.com's riders deliver goods in busy urban areas on electric-assisted bicycles, saving time, money and pollution

Traffic problems in urban centres can make deliveries slow and inefficient. It also drives up local air pollution and CO2 emissions.

So there's a growing demand for greener and more efficient solutions for 'last mile' deliveries. The government has also just announced £2m of extra funding for e-bike delivery firms.

London-based e-cargobikes.com works with major retailers, delivering goods direct to door in specially designed electric bicycles. It says its city riders offer a quicker, cheaper and greener delivery service than traditional delivery vans.

BusinessGreen went to meet the company and its 'cargonaut' delivery riders.

The BusinessGreen Future Jobs Hub is supported by Green GB Week

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