Heywood, Lancashire based logistics service provider Yearsley Group has taken delivery of two urban semi-trailers for controlled temperature operations that it says will help ease deliveries into urban environments and reduce its carbon footprint. The new trailers – one of which is from Gray & Adams and the other from Solomon Commercials – will carry four extra pallets compared to previous rigid vehicle configurations and are also more manoeuvrable, a spokeswoman for the logistics operator said. They will be tested […]
A new City of London Police Commercial Vehicle Unit has stopped 136 HGVs and taken 95 off the road in its first month.
CitySprint has purchased the same-day operations of Thames Valley-based Scarlet Couriers. The deal sees CitySprint acquire Scarlet Courier’s same-day, overnight and international operations in Bracknell, as well as the company’s same-day courier operation in Slough. Patrick Gallagher, chief executive, CitySprint, says: “This deal is another significant milestone in CitySprint’s on-going growth strategy. CitySprint’s extensive national reach is key to our success, so we’re delighted to be consolidating our presence in Berkshire.” Following the deal, Scarlet Couriers will continue to run […]