Gist has added the first 44 pallet refrigerated double-deckers to its fleet, increasing its pallet-carrying capacity by 10%. The 20 temperature-controlled trailers, supplied by Gist’s long-term trailer manufacturer Gray & Adams, are tailored for deliveries of chilled foods, dairy products and cut flowers to retailers across the UK and the Continent. They have been introduced to some of its high volume routes where more capacity is needed. The operator chose the increased-capacity trailers after it scrapped its plans to build […]
Midlands courier company Burton Sameday has become one of the first customers for Burnt Tree’s new refrigerated vehicle rental service Refrigerental. Half of Sameday Burton’s fleet is now temperature controlled and it has taken a new refrigerated vehicle from Burnt Tree on a two year rental deal after earlier switching some of its ambient dry freight vehicles to the leading independent truck and van rental specialist. A second identical vehicle is due to join the fleet soon.
Temperature controlled supply chain specialist Nagel Langdons saw its turnover increase by 11% year-on-year, but its margins contract slightly as it sought to maintain service levels for customers.
Heywood, Lancashire logistics firm Yearsley Group has begun taking delivery of the first of 26 new trucks and 50 new trailers being added to the fleet to cope with additional business.