County Dublin family-run haulier Dixon International has switched to Michelin X Line Energy tyres across its 110-strong truck fleet after a trial revealed significant fuel savings. Us of the X Line tyres in a six month trial involving six tractive units on international work demonstrated an average 5.2% fuel saving. Director Michael Dixon said the firm used around 500,000 litres of fuel a month and should save more than 300,000 litres a year once the whole fleet had been converted […]
Hauliers in Northern and Southern Ireland have expressed concern over customs tariffs and border controls springing up after Brexit, warning that costs must increase to mitigate the effects.
Operators looking for ways to save money on their fuel bills via alternative technologies, could do worse than attending a free conference at the University of Glamorgan on 17 September Held in partnership with Skills for Logistics (SfL), FUEL – Saving Money Via Resource Management, Alternative Sources, Conversion to More Valuable and Environmental Fuels, will look at efficient use of existing fuel. It will also cover the use of alternative sources such as Methane, Hydrogen, Biomethane and CNG for trucks. […]
Irish delivery firm Nightline has stepped in to handle most of the express parcels work that had been handled by Target Express prior to its collapse. The company said it had agreed to an “open-ended arrangement” with City Link, which involved handling both collections and deliveries on that carrier’s behalf in the Irish Republic. “We’re delighted to be partners once again with City Link as we had both enjoyed a close working relationship for a decade from the late 1990s,” […]