Staples buys electric delivery trucks (That was easy)
Staples just ordered 41 Smith Electric Vehicles trucks to deliver office supplies. Smith is on a roll, with 176 trucks awaiting delivery to Frito-Lay. The company is sold out until mid-2011.
Wed, Oct 20 2010 at 11:41 AM EST
By Jim Motavalli
SPECIAL DELIVERY: The Smith truck in Staples livery. (Photo: Smith Electric Vehicles)
Office supply giant Staples just became the latest customer of the enterprising Smith Electric Vehicles, which has already placed its battery-powered delivery trucks in fleets run by Frito-Lay, Coca-Cola, PG&E and AT&T. Smith's British parent company is currently delivering a fleet to Iceland.