Grocontinental has opened a £6.5m chilled warehouse and taken delivery of 65 new trucks in response to increasing customer demand. The trucks, a mixture of Euro-6 Daf XFs and Euro-5 TGX 6×2 units [under derogation], will all be in operation by the end of the year. Five are additions to the fleet and 60 are replacements for older vehicles. It has also added 10 refrigerated Gray & Adams trailers to the fleet. Joint MD David Grocott (pictured right with joint […]
With the news that the UK is to get its first platooning trial underway next year with DAF supplying the vehicles, MT took a closer looks at the feasibility study published alongside the funding announcement itself to understand how the technology might work. Produced via a partnership between the Transport Research Laboratory, Ricardo and Transport and Travel Research, the 100 page-plus document lays out the groundwork that will inform the £8.1m trial and lists some of the challenges ahead and […]
Unipart Logistics is putting a new fleet of temperature managed trailers into service on its NHS Supply Chain logistics contract, which it was awarded earlier this year.
Wincanton has gone live with its Virtual Access to Storage and Transport (VAST) service, a new initiative that sees the 3PL playing matchmaker for customers looking for warehouse space.