Heywood, Lancashire logistics firm Yearsley Group has begun taking delivery of the first of 26 new trucks and 50 new trailers being added to the fleet to cope with additional business. The trucks, all 6×2 Euro-5 Mercedes-Benz Actros tractors, will be running at 44 tonnes GVW and will be based around Yearsley’s 13-site network as well as a dedicated NDC it manages for one customer. The trailers are all refrigerated boxes being sourced from Schmitz Cargobull, Krone and Chereau. All […]
Frozen food specialist Yearsley Group is to expand cold storage facilities at its Hareshill Distribution Park headquarters in Manchester. Construction of a new 160,000ft² unit, adjacent to its existing facility, will begin in June to help meet demand from its growing portfolio of contracts. Once completed, the new £20m Hareshill unit will add 40,000 pallet spaces, doubling storage capacity, and increasing the workforce by 150. It will also include a range of environmentally-friendly design features including high grade insulation and […]
Goodyear has reported that its rolling-resistance-optimised Fuelmax tyres helped reduce fuel use by 14% on those trucks taking part in the Mercedes-Benz Efficiency Run 2015.