Waste removal firm the Cleansing Service Group (CSG) has taken delivery of five new Scania ADR-approved tankers as part of a multimillion pound fleet improvement plan. The 32-tonners, fitted with sleeper cabs and Whale tankers, are custom built for CSG’s liquid waste removal and transportation services. They will work removing “oily waste” from petrol forecourts and water-based waste from industrial sites. The company has spent £2m on new vehicles this year, with three 26-tonne Scania vacuum tankers, five 18-tonne Daf […]
Drinks wholesaler Matthew Clark has taken delivery of 13 custom-built Dafs from its vehicle supplier Ryder, in a bid to increase the load capacity of its 190-strong fleet and further improve operational efficiency.
Sir Peter Hendy, commissioner at TfL, opened the fourth meeting of the Construction Logistics and Cycle Safety (Clocs) initiative with an admission: “I did not expect this activity to grow as quickly as it has.” He added later in his keynote speech: “You all work on relatively thin margins but you’re bursting with ideas about how to make things safer.”
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 […]