Francis Transport (Northwich) has acquired, on five-year lease, 30 replacement trailers from TIP Trailer Services. The new curtainsiders – all 13.6m units from SDC with an internal height of 3.1m– will be used on low-mileage work within the UK for the transport of lightweight items, such as plastic bottles for major customer Alpla. Francis Transport also moves tissue paper and other packaging products for a range of clients. Director John Francis told Motortransport.co.uk that the firm was a long-term Boalloy […]
Cheshire-based Boughey Distribution has launched a branded trailer to promote its partnership with FareShare, the food redistribution charity supported by Manchester United footballer Marcus Rashford.
Dairy producer Arla Foods has unveiled a new dual-purpose trailer to help eliminate empty running. The combination unit, constructed by Gray & Adams and Crossland Tankers, features a 19,000 litre milk tank with a refrigerated area above that can accommodate 85 milk cages or 22 pallets. The 12.2m long trailer, which Arla is using to deliver finished product from its Stourton transport hub to stores and regional DCs and collect raw milk from farms on the way back, is around […]
Tuffnells relationship with TIP continues to blossom, with the rental and leasing firm supplying a batch of new trailers as well as handling a major de-fleet programme for the parcels firm.