AvantiGas has picked Route Monkey software to help improve its transport planning capability with the minimum of fuss. A supplier of liquid petroleum gas, Chesterfield-based AvantiGas has a network of 15 DCs nationwide and operates its own HGV fleet. Andrew Cauldwell, logistics manager for AvantiGas, said: “We found that our previous scheduling tool wasn’t fit for purpose. “We put Route Monkey through a really intensive and thorough trial period that included benchmarking both a fully and part-automated system against our […]
TNT Post has added its first alternative-fuel vehicles to its fleet, converting 80 of its LGVs to run using dual fuel technology.
LPG supplier AvantiGas has extended its partnership with Wincanton, extending its contract by five years in a £30m deal. Wincanton runs a 40-vehicle fleet, from seven sites across the UK for AvantiGas, distributing LPG to commercial and domestic consumers. Driver numbers ranging from 56 during peak winter months to between 30 and 40 during the summer. Chris Kingshott, MD, manufacturing, at Wincanton, says the redeployment of assets and drivers to other Wincanton contracts with seasonal demands ensures that AvantiGas distribution […]
Bibby Distribution has had five MAN TGS LS tractive units converted into dual-fuel trucks using LPG for its work with Unipart Rail, in a move it suggested would save up to £200,000 of fuel and reduce CO2 emissions by 10% over the next five years.