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, […]
With volumes and demand on the up, 2012 has been a year of change for parcel carriers. But adjusting to the increase in demand in a competitive market has been easier for some than it has for others. Motortransport.co.uk looks back at some of the biggest stories in the parcel market during the past 12 months. UPS agrees TNT takeover bid Parcel giant UPS’ planned acquisition of TNT Express was one of the most talked about stories in the parcels […]
Fashion retailer Primark has taken delivery of 15 longer semi-trailers (LSTs) manufactured by Stoke-on-Trent-based Don-Bur and arranged in partnership with DHL Supply Chain.