North of England-based supermarket chain Booths has specified a pair of Vector 1950 multi-temperature units for two trailers joining its fleet. Mounted to tri-axle, double-deck Cartwright trailers, both units are equipped with Carrier’s E-Drive all-electric technology, which removes the mechanical transmissions in conventional belt-driven refrigeration systems and transforms engine power into electricity through a generator. Booths runs a fleet of more than 25 CVs and has a network of 29 stores. It plans to keep the new trailers on the […]
Zenith has brought all its CV operations together under the Zenith Commercial brand, following last year’s acquisition of various Cartwright businesses.
Winner DPD has written the book on home delivery, in the form of an ‘inspirational’ manual for employees explaining its corporate culture.
United Biscuits has taken delivery of 20 tri-axle longer semi-trailers from Cartwright. The own-account operator, known for brands such as KP Nuts, Jaffa Cakes and McVities, is running the 15.6m curtainsiders from its DC in Ashby de la Zouche, Leicestershire. The rear command-steer trailers are painted in six different liveries and have insulated load bearing curtains to protect their chocolate products. Rob Wright, United Biscuits UK and Ireland logistics controller, said: “We can now get 60 pallets on these longer […]