Parcel carrier network APC Overnight has added four new double-deck longer semi-trailers to its fleet. The 15.25m Cartwright trailers, which APC hopes will increase load carrying capacity by 15%, have been added to its trunking operation on top of its existing fleet. It is also considering increasing its fleet of standard length double-deckers. Head of operations Brian McCarthy said APC will consider whether the use of the trailers after the trial will warrant a reduction in vehicles on the road, […]
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 […]
Parcel carrier Interlink Express has unveiled its new corporate identity, following a period of growth in both its B2B and B2C business.
DPD will create up to 700 new jobs in response to rapid growth in weekend deliveries, the firm has said.