Tesco has taken delivery of 25 new refrigerated longer semi-trailers in order to help it achieve its aim of reducing carbon emissions. It will operate the new trailers from its RDCs in Avonmouth, Livingston and Peterborough, and each can carry six more cages than a standard 13.6m trailer. Tesco fleet engineering manager Cliff Smith said: “That represents an increase in productivity of more than 13%, so the potential benefits in terms of reduced vehicle movements and lower emissions are obvious.” […]
Stobart Group is to restructure is board of directors for the second time this year, with executive chairman Avril Palmer-Baunack to leave the company in May.
Hoyer Petrolog has been awarded what is describes as a “significant development for the business” by way of a three-year contract with Esso to cover its UK delivery business for Tesco Express (Alliance).
Stourbridge, West Midlands firm Andyfreight has confirmed a three-year extension to a UK-wide distribution contract with US company Newell Rubbermaid.