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. […]
Tesco has taken delivery of 25 new refrigerated longer semi-trailers in order to help it achieve its aim of reducing carbon emissions. It will operate the new trailers from its RDCs in Avonmouth, Livingston and Peterborough, and each can carry six more cages than a standard 13.6m trailer. Tesco fleet engineering manager Cliff Smith said: “That represents an increase in productivity of more than 13%, so the potential benefits in terms of reduced vehicle movements and lower emissions are obvious.” […]
Ballyvesey Holdings has bought Birmingham operator Bird’s Groupage Services for an undisclosed sum. In a statement, the County Atrim-based business, which also owns Montgomery Transport, said: “[We] are pleased to announce that we have completed the purchase of the trade and assets of Bird’s Groupage Services.