Temperature controlled operator Culina has bought 83 refrigeration units from Carrier Transicold as part of an ongoing fleet expansion. The Vector 1550 trailer units will be mounted onto Montracon and Gray and Adams trailers and used to carry products from food manufacturers to distribution outlets, regional distribution centres and retailers. The majority of the new units will be fitted to standard 13.6m trailers. Ten, however, will be put on 14.6m longer semi-trailers, which will form a part of the government’s […]
Pharmadex is looking to grow its pharmaceutical transport operations having added two Montracon refrigerated trailers to its fleet.
The Co-operative Group has taken delivery of 330 new Carrier Transicold refrigeration units to coincide with the final stage of development at its RDC in Andover, Hampshire. The order includes 171 Supra 950 multi-temperature systems mounted to 18- and 26-tonne Scania rigids, and 159 Vector 1850 units fitted to Gray & Adams refrigerated trailers. The units will join a “full-strength fleet” at the Co-op’s 467,000ft² Andover facility, which opened in July 2011 and handles 1.3 million cases of fresh, frozen, […]
The boss of one of the largest own-account fleets in the country, Morrisons, has launched a robust defence of the longer semi-trailer trial claiming it has helped it deliver a 6.5% productivity saving since the trial began.