Retailer Asda has taken delivery of the last of 187 new trucks from Scania, comprising 120 for its retail distribution fleet, 55 for its primary distribution network and 12 for its petroleum distribution fleet. The retail fleet additions are a mix of 420hp 4×2 and 6×2 [with pusher-axle] models with Scania’s G sleeper cab. Stationed at Asda DCs around the UK, they will be used on store replenishment services and are expected to cover 120,000 miles a year apiece. The […]
Leeds-based Clipper Logistics is creating over 300 jobs at a new site on Teesside, following the signing of a 10-year deal last year with retailer Asda to provide deconsolidation solutions for its George clothing brand. The Wynyard Park hub, which opened at the end of October, will be largely dedicated to import and deconsolidation work for Asda and was chosen for its proximity to Teesport. Clipper says the hub will receive and dispatch up to three million items of clothing […]
Clipper Logistics has strengthened its grip on the fashion retail sector, clinching a major four year deal with fashion retailer M&Co.
Scania is underlining its confidence in the reliability of its Euro-6 range by becoming the first manufacturer to offer a three year repair and maintenance package as standard on all new long haul and distribution trucks. The “bumper to bumper” package covers everything except out of hours servicing and annual tests.