Malcolm Logistics unveiled its 50ft container at Multimodal yesterday (30 April), one of 40 that the company plans to introduce to both its road and rail operations. The container, which was officially launched by the Princess Royal at the NEC yesterday, sits on top of the chassis of one of its 15.65m SDC-built longer semi-trailers. Group technical engineer Allan Campbell told Motortransport.co.uk that the container has been approved for both road and rail use and was modified by Liverpool-based Bootle […]
TNT Express has added two 15.65m longer semi-trailers to one of its trunking routes and plans to introduce more into its operation.
Tesco has taken delivery of 25 new refrigerated longer semi-trailers in order to help it achieve its aim of reducing carbon emissions. It will operate the new trailers from its RDCs in Avonmouth, Livingston and Peterborough, and each can carry six more cages than a standard 13.6m trailer. Tesco fleet engineering manager Cliff Smith said: “That represents an increase in productivity of more than 13%, so the potential benefits in terms of reduced vehicle movements and lower emissions are obvious.” […]
Pentalver will develop a permanent container depot at DP World London Gateway following the success of an operation it launched from a temporary premises opened in April 2014.