Biscuit and cake manufacturer United Biscuits has estimated it will save 450,000 truck miles and reduce carbon emissions by 618 tonnes a year after extending the number of longer semi-trailers it runs from 20 to 62. The firm, which took receipt of the last of 42 additional longer semi-trailers in June, says the 15.65m insulated curtainsiders will be of “significant benefit”, given its relatively lightweight product range. UB head of distribution Rob Wright told Motortransport.co.uk the trailers, which are based […]
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