Absolutely, one of the UK’s longest established courier businesses, has entered the drinks and perishable food market
20 February 2017: Absolutely, one of the UK’s longest established courier companies, is pleased to announce the launch of Absolutely Chilled, a sub-brand of Absolutely. With specialist transport vehicles, Absolutely Chilled is able to service the drinks and perishable food market from its Minerva branch, Park Royal in NW10.
Absolutely Chilled will be using new Ford Transit 350 high top long wheel-base vans to deliver frozen or chilled food on a same day service. The Absolutely Chilled temperature-controlled vehicles can store goods to -31 ̊C. Park Royal has always been associated with food and drink distributors with Heinz, McVities and Guinness amongst some of the early companies to open factories on the estate. Currently there are over 1,200 businesses at Park Royal of which 500 are food companies. Approximately one third of all food consumed in London is produced at Park Royal which highlights the significance of the area in the perishable food sector.