Co-op is to install fuel security firm Tiss’s latest TankSafe Fuel Security and Safety device in its new vehicles. The supermarket is thought to be one of the first UK businesses using the new Impregnable – HF device, which Tiss claims prevents any siphoning, skimming or spillage of fuel from HGVs. Between May and September of this year, 106 new Co-op vehicles will be fitted with the device. Jon Paul Brown, head of transport at Co-op, said using previous versions […]
The planned strike of Co-operative Food drivers protesting the transferral of 87 drivers to Eddie Stobart has been suspended.
Wincanton has renewed its long-standing distribution contract with the Co-op for a further five years.
The Co-operative Group has taken delivery of 330 new Carrier Transicold refrigeration units to coincide with the final stage of development at its RDC in Andover, Hampshire. The order includes 171 Supra 950 multi-temperature systems mounted to 18- and 26-tonne Scania rigids, and 159 Vector 1850 units fitted to Gray & Adams refrigerated trailers. The units will join a “full-strength fleet” at the Co-op’s 467,000ft² Andover facility, which opened in July 2011 and handles 1.3 million cases of fresh, frozen, […]