Northamptonshire-based Knights of Old has taken delivery of two new Palletforce-branded longer semi-trailers. Both are already in action – one based at its Kettering headquarters and the other at its Hitchin site. The 15.65m long double-deck trailers are part of an order for nine longer semi-trailers in total, all being supplied by SDC Trailers. The remaining seven, at least five of which will also be double-deckers, will be used in general operations in Knights of Old livery. Two of the […]
Operator Allport is marking its 50th anniversary this year by introducing a new corporate identity and livery to 380 vehicles across its fleet in the UK. Allport Cargo Services was adopted by subsidiaries and joint-venture partners in countries around the world last year, with the UK the final part of the operation to take up the new name. The redesign is part of a marketing push intended to strengthen its image within the retail market, where it works with the […]
The sale of its Palletforce shares after the purchase of the pallet network last year by EmergeVest sent Farrall’s’ profit soaring in 2015.
United Biscuits has taken delivery of 20 tri-axle longer semi-trailers from Cartwright. The own-account operator, known for brands such as KP Nuts, Jaffa Cakes and McVities, is running the 15.6m curtainsiders from its DC in Ashby de la Zouche, Leicestershire. The rear command-steer trailers are painted in six different liveries and have insulated load bearing curtains to protect their chocolate products. Rob Wright, United Biscuits UK and Ireland logistics controller, said: “We can now get 60 pallets on these longer […]