Morrisons has ordered a batch of 37 longer semi-trailers from Gray & Adams. The supermarket’s latest boxes are being fitted with 27-degree BPW self-tracking axles that allow them to meet turning circle requirements. It has also opted for multi-temperature refrigeration – Carrier Vector 1950s with dual-discharge slim line evaporators. Previously, it has specified single-temperature systems with fans. John Ward, head of engineering at Morrisons said: “We’ve purchased these latest trailers for operation in the south of the country, where there […]
Northamptonshire-based Knights of Old has taken delivery of two new Palletforce-branded longer semi-trailers. Both are already in action – one based at its Kettering headquarters and the other at its Hitchin site. The 15.65m long double-deck trailers are part of an order for nine longer semi-trailers in total, all being supplied by SDC Trailers. The remaining seven, at least five of which will also be double-deckers, will be used in general operations in Knights of Old livery. Two of the […]
Transport workers only exempt from self-isolation in “very limited exceptional cases”, government insists
The government has warned operators that exemptions to current Covid-19 self-isolation rules will only be for “very limited” exceptional circumstances, assessed on a case-by-case basis.
Slam Transport in Coventry has acquired a 6.5-acre site near York to act as a foothold for haulage opportunities in the north of England.