Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire-based Buffaload Logistics has entered into a joint venture with Chiltern Cold Storage Group to open a new 22,000ft² chilled storage facility in Livingston, Scotland from mid-March. Buffaload, which is primarily involved in retail consolidation and long-distance trunking work with double-deck reefer trailers, and Chiltern, whose activities centre around more localised distribution to retail outlets, have leased the facility for three years in order to offer small to medium food manufacturers the benefits of both types of service. “By […]
Panther Warehousing has inked a deal with window and door manufacturer Euramax Solutions to deliver its products on behalf of major DIY retailers including Wickes and Screwfix.
Whistl has tripled the size of its Scottish base with a move to a new depot in Tannochside, Uddingston.
The Scottish Government has not made a decision yet as to whether to introduce a “zero tolerance” drink drive limit for LGV drivers. It came as Holyrood reiterated its desire to reduce the general drink-drive limit from the current UK standard of 80mg per 100ml of blood to 50mg, after the granting of new powers by Westminster. A spokesman for the Scottish Government told MT it intends to launch a consultation later this year, with any changes to legislation likely […]