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 […]
Carrier Transicold UK has modified Arla Foods’ tri-axle combination trailer so it can power the motors used when loading and discharging raw milk, instead of using a tractor unit with power take-off (PTO).
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.
Culina Logistics has shortened ambient supply chains for supermarket giant Tesco, with the roll-out of a new ‘Day 1 for Day 2’ delivery service. The logistics firm will consolidate suppliers’ deliveries at its multi-user facility in Wolverhampton, for onward trunking to Tesco’s NDC network on a six-day Monday to Saturday cycle. Culina says the ambient grocery market has traditionally operated with orders being placed on Day 1 for delivery on Day 3 across a five-day Monday to Friday cycle, but […]