Asda has ordered 60 double deck curtainsiders and 10 double deck box vans from Cartwright. It comes after an order of 147 double deck curtainsiders delivered to the supermarket group via Cartwright in time for Christmas 2016. The new trailers feature a hydraulic moving deck system and can accommodate a contribution of pallets and cages carrying ambient produce. Jon Wilcock, regional sales director at Cartwright, said: “Both engineering teams have worked very closely to further develop and improve the tailored […]
Asda has taken delivery of 253 Scanias for its base, chilled and petroleum fleets – cementing a 23-year-old relationship between the retailer and manufacturer.
CollectPlus has reported record volumes, more than doubling the number of parcels handled last year to 7.7 million, up from 3.3 million the year before.
Grocery retailers under growing pressure from online and discount rivals are looking to cut billions of pounds in costs from their supply chains in the coming years, and logistics contractors will have to play their part in making these savings, the annual IGD supply chain summit in London heard this week.