Transdek UK will be exhibiting its Double Deck Urban Eco Trailer (DUET) at the Quiet Cities Global Summit at Twickenham Stadium later this month. The company said the design of its eco trailer means it offers more than a 100% greater load footprint compared with an 18-tonne rigid truck. It also uses in-house-designed quiet tail-lift technology, featuring a specialised ram configuration to deaden operating noise. Both the hydraulic ram and power pack are situated at the front of the trailer […]
Brit European Transport is investing in a fleet of 24 new dual-fuel vehicles to service a contract with long-term customer and construction equipment manufacturer JCB. The firm, which has worked with JCB for 15 years, has just signed a new five-year deal with optional two-year extension to distribute finished JCB products from production sites in Staffordshire to dealers and export ports around the country. The dual-fuel trucks, all Mercedes-Benz Actros diesel/compressed natural gas (CNG) 6×2 tractive units, are being brought […]
Dairy producer Arla Foods has unveiled a new dual-purpose trailer to help eliminate empty running. The combination unit, constructed by Gray & Adams and Crossland Tankers, features a 19,000 litre milk tank with a refrigerated area above that can accommodate 85 milk cages or 22 pallets. The 12.2m long trailer, which Arla is using to deliver finished product from its Stourton transport hub to stores and regional DCs and collect raw milk from farms on the way back, is around […]
Cartwright Group has purchased a 26-acre site in Belton, North Lincolnshire to create a new flagship base for Cartwright Conversions.