Gregory Distribution has invested in a fleet of 10 new temperature controlled trailers for its work with the Appleby Westward Group servicing Spar stores across the south west of England. The Gray & Adams trailers all feature Carrier Transicold Vector 1950 MT fridges, all-round lighting, directional reversing lights and rear illumination for loading and unloading operations. They also have internal moving longitudinal bulkheads to allow for varying payloads of frozen, chilled and ambient goods. All the fridge units are equipped […]
Stobart Group has reported a busy Christmas in its transport and distribution businesses, as EBIT (earnings before interest and tax) for the final four months of 2013 grew.
European truck manufacturers have been hit with a record €2.9bn (£2.5bn) fine after they colluded for 14 years on truck pricing and on passing on the costs of compliance with emissions rules.
Amid fears of higher costs and inferior mpg, MT test drives the new Euro-6 Scania G4409 LA 4×2 MNA. Fears of worse fuel consumption, extra weight and higher costs are expected to prompt operators to accelerate fleet renewal programmes to get the last Euro-5 trucks before 2014. MT’s first Euro-6 test set out to find if their fears are justified. Scania is known for its EGR engines in the UK, but its Euro-5 engine range also includes units employing SCR. […]