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Majority shareholder buys Kirk Kapital out of PNO

Kirk Kapital steps down as a minority shareholder of the Nordic region's leading trailer rental company, PNO. Jacob Lee Ørnstrand, owner of 52% of PNO, buys back Kirk Capital’s shares of the company, which represents 48%. Kirk Kapital…

Autonomous Trucks: Disruption on Wheels?

The vision of self-driving trucks transporting cargo on highways across countries has already taken root in the public imagination. There are the true believers who see self-driving trucks as both immanent and disruptive, as well as skeptics…
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High customer satisfaction once again proven

PNO conducts customer satisfaction surveys two times annually to ensure we meet our customers’ needs and expectations. The latest survey’s results show that we are on a great track, as we got rewarded with a high score. Within the survey…
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PNO Finland Local Community Day with Sipoo Municipality

Following the waste collection day in Nikkilä village back in May, team PNO Finland spent a working day volunteering in support of Sipoo's local community. This time, our Finnish Team has been cleaning the residential area of Söderkulla from…

PNO sells off the workshop in Jönköping

PNO has decided to sell its workshop facility in Jönköping. It has been a process which has been underway for some time now, as we accurately wanted to assess the positive benefits of this decision. We are simply shifting the workshop offerings…
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PNO announces new member of the Advisory Board

The PNO Advisory Board is joined by Ibrahim Gokcen. He brings great knowledge and expertise within the intersection of logistics and technology. The Advisory Board further consists of Henrik Trepka. The Advisory Board is as an additional…
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PRESS RELEASE - PNO officially becomes a B Corporation

After an extensive process, Danish trailer rental company PNO has been awarded B Corporation status. B CORPORATION certification is only awarded to companies who meet the highest standards of verified social and environmental performance,…
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PNO officially becomes a B Corporation

On the 13th September 2019, PNO was officially awarded our B Corp certification. This makes us the region’s only B Corp in the rental business, and one of only 3,023 B Corps worldwide. It’s a proud moment for PNO, and a clear step…
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PNO partnership with WeForest in Zambia goes beyond tree planting

Also thanks to PNO and other companies’ support, We Forest continuously contributes not only to restore the forest in Zambia, but also to embark local communities into a long-term journey towards environmental sustainability. Since 2018,…
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How we are making PNO digital

Through PNO Ventures, our innovation hub, we have been working on solutions to make processes and transactions more efficient and cost effective for our customers and for PNO - by making work easier for the customer, we make it easier for ourselves.  Following…

Truck Platooning: the future of road transport?

Truck Platooning: the future of road transport? Platooning is an emerging vehicle technology through which digitally tethered convoys of two or more trucks travel closely together. Although this new solution doesn’t come without challenges,…
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PNO at World Economic Forum’s CEO Roundtable 

PNO at World Economic Forum’s CEO Roundtable  On May 17th, PNO’s Group CEO, Jacob Lee Ørnstrand, took part in the World Economic Forum (WEF) CEO Roundtable about Europe’s digital readiness.  The CEO Roundtable is an invitation-only…

INVESTING WORKING HOURS IN LOCAL COMMUNITIES

INVESTING WORKING HOURS IN LOCAL COMMUNITIES Friday the 21st of June, the two Danish PNO offices spent an unusual day out of the office helping the local communities of Copenhagen and Horsens improving the nearby natural areas. As already…
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PNO collaboration with WeForest

PNO collaboration with WeForest Since 2018, PNO actively contributes to forest restoration thanks to our partnership with WeForest.  ABOUT WEFOREST WeForest is an NGO dedicated to forests’ restoration in order to neutralize the increasing…
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PNO Finland's first local community project

PNO Finland's first local community project At the end of May, PNO Finnish team organized a waste collection day in the center of Nikkilä, in collaboration with the municipality of Sipoo.  Last year all PNO's branches pledged to engage…
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PNO SCORES HIGH ON CUSTOMER SATISFACTION

PNO SCORES HIGH ON CUSTOMER SATISFACTION PNO's Net Promoter Score (NPS) for the first half of 2019 reached 66. This great score reflects high customer satisfaction and it’s an achievement all of us at Team PNO are very proud of.   PNO…
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PNO & Global Climate Alliance

PNO & Global Climate Alliance PNO has joined The Alliance of CEO Climate Leaders, facilitated by the World Economic Forum. The shared vision of the coalition is to actively engage the private sector in the global effort to reduce greenhouse…

EU first-ever CO2 emission standards for trucks

EU first-ever CO2 emission standards for trucks On the 18th of April, the European Parliament approved the first-ever EU-wide CO2 emission standards for heavy-duty vehicles to increase fuel efficiency and reduce emissions. The new rules set…
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Team PNO Netherlands supporting the local youth community

Team PNO Netherlands supporting the local youth community As part of PNO’s local community projects, our Dutch team helped the youth community of Melderslo transport their materials to a trail-camp in Baarlo. As already started last Christmas…
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Renting vs. Owning a trailer

Renting vs. Owning a trailer From cars to furniture, leasing has been identified as an innovative business model that gives assets a longer service life. It reduces total cost of ownership, material use and carbon dioxide emissions. More…

PNO welcomes expert in AI and Big Data as Board Member

PNO welcomes expert in AI and Big Data as Board Member Henrik Busch joins PNO’s Board of Directors at the General Meeting in April. With Henrik Busch onboard, PNO gains yet another strong profile, who can support us in leading the transition…
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PNO Sweden’s green journey

PNO Sweden’s green journey Over the last months, PNO’s Swedish team reached several important milestones in its ongoing journey towards improving its environmental and social impact. An inspiring example of best sustainable practices of…

Henrik Trepka Announced as PNO Advisory Board Member

Henrik Trepka Announced as PNO Advisory Board Member The first profile to join the newly established PNO Advisory Board is Henrik Trepka, who brings insights on digital transformation and IT strategies. Henrik Trepka’s capabilities spans…

Blockchain in Transportation & Logistics

Blockchain in Transportation & Logistics By automating repetitive processes and providing an unchangeable single source of truth, blockchain solutions have a strong potential in addressing many of the pain points of the transportation &…
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PNO enters into partnership with the World Economic Forum

PNO enters into partnership with the World Economic Forum The non-profit foundation World Economic Forum (WEF) has included PNO in their network of leading actors from both public and private sectors, international organizations, and academic…
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New collaboration between PNO and TARPREC

New collaboration between PNO and TARPREC PNO has recently entered into partnership with TARPREC, a Danish startup specialized in re- & upcycling of curtains from the transportation industry. The cooperation is part of the broader strategy…

First self-driving, fully electric truck soon onto public roads

First self-driving, fully electric truck soon onto public roads Swedish autonomous vehicle start-up Einride and logistic group DB Schenker are expecting to operate the world's first commercial all-electric, driverless truck on a public road…

New PNO Board Member

New PNO Board Member Jesper Lok has been appointed as new member of PNO’s Board, November 2018. He will take over the position as Chairman of the Board from Jens Jørgen Madsen at the General Meeting in April 2019. The PNO Board…

We want to use business as a force of good

We want to use business as a force of good PNO is in the process of becoming a B Corp certified company.  By applying for the B Corp status, we commit to meeting the highest standards of verified social and environmental performance, to…
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PNO as exclusive partner on new sustainable reefer

PNO as exclusive partner on new sustainable reefer It is with great pleasure that we introduce the sustainable New Cool reefer as part of our rental offering. PNO is the exclusive New Cool partner in Scandinavia.   The New Cool reefer…

EU creates transparency on trucks’ CO2 emission and fuel-efficiency

EU creates transparency on trucks’ CO2 emission and fuel-efficiency   The European Union’s new legislation on fuel consumption and CO2 emissions will come into force next year. It will lead to greater transparency and accountability…

PNO welcomes Head of Rental at Group Office

PNO welcomes Head of Rental at Group Office “With a Head of Rental, we strengthen PNO's core services by focusing even more on our commercial activities within rental.” - Jacob Lee Ørnstrand, Group CEO It is with great pleasure that…
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The New Cool: A responsible choice

The New Cool: A responsible choice The Dutch company THT New Cool has created a reefer named The New Cool that operates on self-generated energy. The energy is created by the special Valx axle when the trailer slows down, after which the electricity…
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Supporting the UN 17 Sustainable Development Goals

Supporting the UN 17 Sustainable Development Goals We are very proud to announce that PNO providing 16 African children with education expenses for one year. Thus, we ensure that the conditions of education for children in Africa will be improved.…
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CO2 regulations create incentive for greener logistics

CO2 REGULATIONS CREATE INCENTIVE FOR GREENER LOGISTICS Air pollution in major cities has become a serious health and environmental threat. To reduce the emission of CO2, political initiatives are enforced globally and locally, which will impact…

THE FUTURE OF BLOCKCHAIN TECHNOLOGY WITHIN LOGISTICS

THE FUTURE OF BLOCKCHAIN TECHNOLOGY WITHIN LOGISTICS Blockchain technology is often associated with cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin and Etherium, but is now gaining traction within the logistic industry. The unique data storing technology…
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American brewery Anheuser-Busch leads the road towards clean energy logistics

American brewery Anheuser-Busch leads the road towards clean energy logistics Beer gigant Anheuser-Busch and hybrid truck company Nikola have made a deal on 800 hydrogen-powered semi trucks to be delivered in 2020. The zero-emission truck…

New local office in The Netherlands

To ensure PNO’s position as the Northern Europe’s leading trailer rental provider, we have expanded our business outside Scandinavia with a local office in Venlo. For PNO, the Netherlands is an obvious choice as the market conditions…

Vores primære produkt er ikke længere trailere, men snarere service

Vores primære produkt er ikke længere trailere, men snarere service Med en flåde på over 10.000 trailere står PNO aldrig stille. Med anden generation ved roret rykker familievirksomheden nu endnu længere ud over Danmarks grænser og endnu…

PNO leverer 300 trailere til Freja

PNO leverer 300 trailere til Freja Freja Transport & Logistics A/S og PNO Danmark A/S har indgået samarbejde om levering af 300 fabriksnye trailere til det skandinaviske marked i 2017. Leveringerne omfatter trailere til Frejas afdelinger…

Can the Tesla Semi truck revolutionize an industry?

Can the Tesla Semi truck revolutionize an industry? In November last year, Tesla CEO Elon Musk presented the company’s entry to the commercial trucking market: The Tesla Semi, nicknamed ‘The Beast’. The electric vehicle will have a…

Flexibility and supplier relations secures PNO Finland contract with DSV

Flexibility and supplier relations secures PNO Finland contract with DSV A tailor-made solution to the unique needs of a highly specialised division secured PNO Finland an order of 1.100 units. The local DSV car logistic division is transporting…

PNO joins DenmarkBridge

PNO joins DenmarkBridge PNO joins DenmarkBrigde - an initiative that aims to bridge the gap between Danish companies and Silicon Valley, one of the world’s primary hotspots for technological innovations.   By strengthening the…