Tanker operators can cut the cost of expanding their fleet by up to 50% by using TIP Tankers to remount their own tanker fleet. Tanker remounting involves reusing stainless steel barrels and fitting these onto new chassis equipped with the latest running gear. Trailer rental specialist TIP was acquired last by China-based conglomerate HNA Group, and has since experienced a year of investment and growth. Its site at Knottingley near Leeds has seen some of the biggest changes, including this year’s opening of a […]
Abbey Logistics Group has announced the appointment of Karl Hudson as operations director of its tanker division.
Wincanton is trialling four low-level access tankers that is says will improve driver safety, and boost both its environmental credentials and vehicle utilisation. The “game changer” side manway design, which has been developed with manufacturer Feldbinder, provides side access to the silo tanker. Wincanton said the design combines the benefits of both tipping and silo tanks by reducing the potential dangers, while also offering around a 5% payload benefit compared to tipping tanks. Dave Rowlands, Wincanton’s technical director, said: “The […]