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, […]
Bibby Distribution has won a contract with bread maker Frank Roberts and Sons, which trades as Roberts Bakery, after a 12 month trial of the operation.
Wincanton has secured a multi-million pound extension on its contract with B&Q, taking on management of an additional warehouse. The firm will manage B&Q’s one million ft² showroom fulfilment centre in Burton-on-Trent, which provides warehousing for the retailer’s bathroom, bedroom and kitchen range. Under this new agreement, it is estimated that Wincanton will handle nine million cases of merchandise per year. “We are delighted to be extending our long term relationship with B&Q, which further demonstrates our ability to support […]
ELB Partners has taken delivery of a triple-deck trailer from Lawrence David, with a fuel-saving curved-roof design.