Bulk gas supplier BOC is exhibiting its Frostcruise cryogenic truck and trailer refrigeration system, which it claims can chill a trailer in less than half the time of a mechanical system, at this week’s Multimodal show. The system, developed by BOC and its parent The Linde Group, uses liquid nitrogen at -196°C to chill the vehicle’s load area using a heat exchanger. BOC claims it can reduce air temperature from ambient to 2°C within eight minutes and can maintain a […]
Waitrose is taking part in a large-scale study of low-carbon alternatives to diesel, with close to 60 dedicated gas trucks part of the trial.
Operators attending Multimodal next week are urged to head over to Think Logistics’ stand, 622, to find out how they can get involved with promoting the sector to young people and assist with the launch of a series of logistics-themed Career Academies later this year.
Visitors to the virtual Commercial Motor Show at the end of September may have sat in on the break-out session on eco trucks, when Andrew Malcolm, chief executive of the Malcolm Group discussed a proposed trial of 48-tonne GCW trucks to feed railheads for intermodal operations.