Biscuit and snack food manufacturer United Biscuits is looking to take on a number of new subcontractors, including some with longer-semi-trailers, to help service its growing business volumes. The firm, which recently placed an ad for subcontractors in Motor Transport, distributes over 350 loads a day throughout the UK and is currently looking for hauliers in a range of areas including the south-east, south-west, Midlands, Yorkshire and Scotland. It is particularly interested in finding some with longer semi-trailers to fit […]
Fashion retailer Primark has added 10 new Iveco Stralis NP 460 trucks to its fleet.
Harlequin Logistics is now running about a dozen 15.65m trailers on its Kellogg’s operation, as part of the government’s 10-year trial of longer semi-trailers. Four of the five members of the year-old haulier consortium – Currie European, John Raymond Transport, Jack Richards & Son and Prestons of Potto – are running the longer trailers for the cereal giant, shipping loads from Manchester throughout the UK. The 3.04m-high SDC Trailers can carry 60 pallets rather than the normal 52, said Currie’s […]
Bibby Distribution has, due to significant investment in its fleet and driver training in 2012, reduced its total diesel consumption by 2%.