Meachers Global Logistics has spent around £1m on seven new tractor units and 24 new trailers as part of its fleet renewal process. The Southampton-based operation has taken delivery of four Mercedes-Benz Actros trucks and two Volvo FH400’s, all at Euro-5. Another Volvo tractor-unit and Mercedes-Benz Sprinter will join the approximately 70-strong fleet in January. The 24 new trailers from Lawrence David comprise four tri-axle skeletal trailers with the remainder all 14.6m curtain sided tri-axle trailers. Stuart Terris, Meachers MD, […]
Expected fuel savings of 7% have prompted Waitrose to order a new batch of Gray & Adams trailers, which been developed with Cambridge University.
Meachers Global Logistics has had its distribution contract with packaging firm Huhtamaki (UK) extended again.
Lewis Tankers has won a three year distribution contract with Vivergo Fuels, transporting bioethanol to refineries across the UK. The contract will see Lewis Tankers distribute bioethanol from the fuel firm’s biorefinery in Saltend, near Hull, Humberside – which is expected to become fully operational this quarter – to major fuel suppliers across the UK. Lewis Tankers will initially manage the operation out of its headquarters in Hensall, North Yorkshire, but expects to review this as volumes increase and planning […]