Do you believe you’re the safest tanker operator in the UK? If so, prove it by entering the Tanker Safety Award at Tank-ex 14. Entrants for this award will need to show either an exceptional commitment to all-round operational safety or describe a specific successful initiative designed to improve safety in a particular area of the operation. This category is open only to tanker operators. The award, sponsored by Feldbinder (UK), will be given to its deserving recipient at the […]
MT Haulier of the Year 2014 Abbey Logistics Group has unveiled what it says is the safest powder tanker on the market.
Bibby Distribution has spent £1.2m on 18 new tankers for its food ingredients logistics operation.
Wincanton is trialling four low-level access tankers that is says will improve driver safety, and boost both its environmental credentials and vehicle utilisation. The “game changer” side manway design, which has been developed with manufacturer Feldbinder, provides side access to the silo tanker. Wincanton said the design combines the benefits of both tipping and silo tanks by reducing the potential dangers, while also offering around a 5% payload benefit compared to tipping tanks. Dave Rowlands, Wincanton’s technical director, said: “The […]