Saint-Gobain knew it needed a joined-up approach to driver agency requirements, so it turned to Driver Exchange and together they proved to the judges a successful use of technology When it comes to winning the Best Use of Technology Award it is worth remembering that key word: use. The judges were not looking for the best technology, or the most exciting out-there ideas; it’s the practical application of technology to the everyday success of a logistics and distribution business. That is exactly […]
As the world’s largest new tyre manufacturer, turning over $28bn (£22bn) a year, it might seem surprising that Bridgestone also has a significant retread operation. It purchased global cold cure retread franchise Bandag, largely for its huge US operation, and acquired UK hot cure specialist Bulldog in Bourne, Lincolnshire. The fortunes of truck tyre retreaders have waxed and waned in the past decade as a period of high prices and shortages of new tyres prior to 2011 has since been […]
Continental Tyres has renewed and extended its warehousing and distribution contract with Norbert Dentressangle for another five years.
Eco haulier Howard Tenens, which has pioneered a range of low carbon technologies including gas powered trucks, has completed a trial with Bridgestone proving the financial and environmental benefits of low rolling resistance tyres.