Abbey Logistics Group has announced the appointment of Karl Hudson as operations director of its tanker division. Hudson has extensive experience of the UK bulk liquids market, as a former MD of privately owned fuel distribution firm TankPlus, which was acquired in 2012 by Brit European. Most recently Hudson was account director at Norbert Dentressangle, where he was responsible for the firm’s Comah warehousing sites in the UK. Hudson also has experience of construction logistics and purchasing after working as […]
Lime supplier Lhoist UK has awarded a new long-term distribution contract to Abbey Logistics Group.
A team of six cyclists, including Abbey Logistics MD Steve Granite and Abbey drivers John Thomas and Vinny Jones, has completed a gruelling 500 mile ride through five countries in five days from Dusseldorf to Manchester. The riders encountered bad weather, punctures and some big hills, but made it through to raise £5,000 for Macmillan Cancer Support. To learn more and donate go to www.justgiving.com/5countrybikeride
Abbey Logistics Group has taken delivery of a revolutionary new combined road tank and curtainsider trailer designed to slash empty running. The twin cargo trailer, developed by Clayton Commercials, has a tanker at the bottom with two separate compartments that can take a total of 21,000 litres, while on top is a pallet deck that can carry 26 standard pallets. Abbey will initially run two of the trailers on its bulk liquid food ingedients contract with Cargill, based at Trafford […]