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 […]
Own-account operator Faccenda Foods is taking 29 Volvo tractor units via leasing firm Indelease as it looks to freshen up its fleet.
Container haulier Goldstar Transport saw an 8.6% increase in turnover and a pre-tax profit rise of 35% in the 12 months ending 31 July 2012. The Felixstowe-based haulier, which has depots in Tilbury, Rochester, Southampton, Bristol, Liverpool, Birmingham and Wakefield, said in its annual report that turnover rose from £65.4m in the previous financial year to £71m. Pre-tax profit increased to £2.1m from £1.6m in 2011. In the report the firm added that gross profit margin had increased to 11.5%, […]
Dunstable-based Axle Haulage has invested almost £195,000 in this sleeper-cabbed MAN TGS 8×2 which sports a 66 tonne-metre rated Fassi crane and a platform body.