Asda is to open its Avonmouth liquefied natural gas (LNG) station to third-party hauliers. The announcement was made by the supermarket’s gas supplier, BOC, at the Multimodal Show opening today at Birmingham NEC. Opened last year at its chilled DC in Avonmouth, near Bristol, Asda’s LNG station incorporates zero-loss refuelling technology, developed by BOC, which uses cryogenic cooling to ‘temperature-condition’ the fuel just prior to dispensing. The refuelling station supports the supermarket’s fleet of 52 dual-fuel Volvo trucks at the […]
Malcolm Group has taken delivery of its first Euro-6 Volvo FM, and placed an order for 30 more, basing its decision on the performance of its existing Euro-5 FM units.
Sock manufacturer Sox Express has expanded the scope of its relationship with Advanced Supply Chain. Advanced Supply Chain will now provide all of the manufacturer’s warehousing requirements, in addition to transport services, for Sox customer Asda. Sox Express operations director Robert Leckie said: “We had used Advanced delivering product to our customer’s distribution centres and were so impressed by the people and the service that we moved our entire warehousing contract to them as well.” Advanced Supply Chain chief executive […]
Palletline, The Pallet Network (TPN) and Gazeley are set to exhibit at next month’s Multimodal for the first time, joining some of the UK’s largest operators.