The boss of one of the largest own-account fleets in the country, Morrisons, has launched a robust defence of the longer semi-trailer trial claiming it has helped it deliver a 6.5% productivity saving since the trial began. Speaking at the IGD Supply Chain conference in London last week Malcolm Basey, supply chain director at Morrisons, said that the supermarket giant had “taken advantage” of the re-allocation of longer semi-trailers in September. It runs 38 15.65m trailers and will take delivery […]
Wincanton’s commercial vehicle maintenance division, Pullman Fleet Services, has performed well in the first quarter of the current financial year, its parent has said.
Buffaload’s double-decker trailer fleet has passed the 100 mark after delivery of a consignment of new Gray and Adams trailers.
Wincanton has won a multi-million pound, five-year contract to set up and run a new DC in London for supermarket giant Morrisons. The deal will see Wincanton handle transport and warehousing for Morrisons from a 100,000sq-ft cross-dock facility to open in Feltham, west London early next year. The Feltham DC will be Morrisons’ first in London to be dedicated to serving its “M Local” convenience stores. It recently announced plans to open 20 new M Local stores across the UK […]