Arrow XL has spent £500,000 on 19 new double deck trailers for its fleet, which it said will provide greater efficiencies in terms of fleet capacity, fuel economy and environmental footprint. The 19 trailers have been manufactured by Cartwright to suit the bulky nature of Arrow XL’s delivery products, which are delivered to the company’s four hubs in Airdrie, Enfield, Wigan and Worcester before being sent out for delivery. Ian Howell, chief executive officer of Arrow XL, said: “Each double […]
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Expected fuel savings of 7% have prompted Waitrose to order a new batch of Gray & Adams trailers, which been developed with Cambridge University.
Armadale, West Lothian vehicle operator Drummond Distribution has brought into service three new trailers in Hankook livery. The family-run transport business, which has worked with the premium tyre manufacturer for over 12 years so, provides it with a next-day delivery service, collecting product from Hankook’s Daventry warehouse and delivering to customers right across Scotland. Hankook Tyre UK MD Tony Lee said the distribution firm had “always provided an excellent service” and added that the new curtainsided vehicles looked “fantastic”.