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Taking a Chance – Free Grocery Delivery via Electric Vans

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Touch the Soil News #185 In the faraway land of the Netherlands, some 30 savvy tech folks have been working for three years to invent a new grocery plan. Order groceries on you smart phone and have them delivered for free in an environmentally friendly electric van. The plan is to work with food distributors directly and pass the savings on to customers. Without having to maintain a brick and mortar store front, the savings can be used to offset the cost of the free “electric” delivery and still be competitive with major grocery chains. The Picnic electric van uses standardized containers for customer orders Called Picnic, the founders discovered…

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