UPS has opened a new contract logistics centre in North Warwickshire to meet growing demand from its retail and technology customers.
Transdek UK is exhibiting its latest urban double deck trailer for Eddie Stobart at the Freight in the City Expo next month at London’s Alexandra Palace. The company said the trailer can carry 100% more load than conventional forms of urban freight transport and offers the capability to cut delivery frequencies in half, reducing congestion, noise and pollution. Freight in the City is a free-to-attend one-day expo that will bring together local authorities, suppliers and freight transport operators to explore […]
Ceva Logistics has signed a new warehousing and distribution contract with Continental worth more than $50m (£33m).
Suffolk-based Bartrums Road Services has joined the Hazchem Network, taking on territory previously held in part by Anglia Freight and HW Coates.
TNT Express has restructured its UK and Ireland international division sales force as part of a wider strategy to boost turnover and improve customer service.
A new UK company that is designing range-extended electric powertrains for commercial vehicles has received investment from venture capitalist firm Kinetik. Charge, based in Enstone, Oxfordshire, is developing a range-extended electric powertrain suitable for trucks and buses from 2.5 tonnes up to 26 tonnes, which is expected to cost operators the same price as a conventional carbon fuel option (excluding the battery). The first prototype – a truck application – is shortly to begin track testing. Charge is using a […]
Waste and recycling firm Grundon has opted for the “outstanding” manoeuvrability and turning circle of a new Daf LF 220 FA with a 12.6m3 rear-loader K-Maxi body for its London operation. Grundon’s latest vehicle was specified to help the London operator tackle access issues within the capital and help drivers easily detect cyclists and pedestrians sharing the road. Stephen Townsend, group fleet engineer, said: “Our drivers face constant access issues with our larger vehicles. The smaller Daf day cab provides […]
Maritime Transport has won a distribution contract with Procter and Gamble.
Wincanton’s new group finance director, Tim Lawlor, has assumed his new role as of today, after it was announced that he’d secured the job in early July.
St Austell Brewery has renewed its UK distribution contract with XPO Logistics