Leading UK energy provider Flogas has announced its acquisition of Countrywide LPG, another UK supplier.
Flogas therefore now has two new depots, as well as new offices and additional trucks to its fleet. The firm says that the acquisition has helped broaden its infrastructure and bolster its distribution network.
The company also says that in acquiring Countrywide it has boosted its customer offering, added to storage and delivery capabilities, and grown its customer team.
Lee Gannon, Managing Director of Flogas, stated: “Countrywide is a well-respected, successful business and we’re delighted to be able to bring a company of its stature into the fold.
“Combining the expertise and capabilities of two frontrunners in the LPG market strengthens our already significant market position. It also showcases our continued appetite to successfully grow and evolve as a business.”
Flogas has also adopted a Clean Growth Strategy, which was launched by the UK government as part of a commitment to reduce greenhouse gas emissions across the country. It involves improving business and industry efficiency, which currently make sup 25% of UK emissions, as well as delivering clean, smart and flexible power which makes up 21% of UK emissions.
Gannon added: “We’ve never been better placed to respond to this rise in demand with an unparalleled, dependable nationwide supply.”
Flogas has recently been adopting digitisation strategies to transform it supply chain – you can read more about this in our exclusive interview.