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 […]
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.” […]
TNT Express has secured a three-year contract renewal with Volvo, covering the delivery of parts to factories and aftermarket dealers across Europe.
Malcolm Group has significantly increased its order of 50ft skeletal trailers from SDC by an additional 80 units.