ACS&T has added 15 15.65m refrigerated longer semi-trailers to its fleet, following a successful trial with customer McCain. The 15 Montracon trailers take the number of trailers the food logistics specialist’s runs under the DfT trial to 18. The trailers will be based at ACS&T’s Scarborough depot and will mainly be used to deliver McCain food products to key client DCs in Hemel Hempstead and Heywood. They will also deliver directly to retail DCs and transport goods between production sites. […]
TNT Express has added two 15.65m longer semi-trailers to one of its trunking routes and plans to introduce more into its operation.
Rumours that Birds Groupage Services, which trades as Birds Transport & Logistics, had closed last Friday (9 December), have been dispelled by the firm’s MD.
Yusen Logistics is to spend some £9m upgrading its fleet and IT systems after merging its road transport operations with its air and sea freight forwarding businesses last year. Some £7m will be spent on a combination of vehicles and mechanical handling equipment as well as trailers including pillar-less tri-axles with sliding suzies, and its Department for Transport allocation of five 15.65m trailers. The IT investment will see £2.2m spent on infrastructure and its transport management software. MD Ian Veitch, […]