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 […]
Growth from new and existing contracts has seen CM Downton add 300 new vehicles to its fleet.
Two governmental bodies have dispelled operators’ fears by confirming that the Jimmy Beam Down Light (JBDL) system can be fitted to new-build trailers under current legislation and does not require type approval.
TNT Express has added two 15.65m longer semi-trailers to one of its trunking routes and plans to introduce more into its operation.