UK engineering firm Penso has delivered its first Blue Ocean home delivery pods, with launch customer Asda taking an initial order for 25 units. Manufactured from a blend of carbon fibre and recycled plastic, the triple-compartment ultra-lightweight pods are said to be able to transport approximately the same weight of goods in two journeys that a traditional vehicle carries in three. This drastically reduces road miles and fuel costs, cuts CO2 and NOx emissions and means more drops can be […]
Tuffnells has returned to profit just six months after being bought by the firm’s management team in May this year.
Heavy investment by R Swain & Sons led to a dip in profits last year, but it has stood the national distribution firm in a strong position for the future, according to its MD.
Pall-Ex Group has completed the acquisition of the Fortec Distribution Network. Purchased by a new subsidiary company, For-Ex Distribution Network, it will remain trading as Fortec Distribution and operate as a separate network but be part of the overall Pall-Ex Group of companies.