Scottish haulier The Real McKay has taken delivery of six new tri-axle Gray & Adams trailers fitted with Carrier Transicold’s Vector 1350 fridge unit – the lightest refrigeration system in the Vector range. Weighing in at 645kg, the Vector 1350 is between 59kg and 266kg lighter than other Vector models, helping to maximise vehicle payload. Powered by a 1.1-litre engine that is claimed up to 30% more fuel efficient than previous Maxima units, they operate at just 69dB(A). The new […]
ACS&T has announced a 10-year deal with Ticco Foods, which will see it run a new 1,500-pallet temperature-controlled distribution centre at Colnbrook in Berkshire and to take over operation of Ticco’s 12-strong van delivery fleet.
Culina has won a new distribution contract with Bute Island Foods to transport its vegan Sheese product to wholesalers and retailers across the UK. The food firm originally ran its Sheese distribution operation from Scotland, however, it decided it would be able to reach a wider market more effectively by switching to a logistics provider with national capabilities and a stronger southern presence. Temperature-controlled specialist Culina will manage the new contract from its Stafford hub, with stock brought into the […]
Unexpected behaviour by supermarket customers, alongside the closure of its operating base in the Europe, led to a fall in turnover and pre-tax profit at Fowler Welch.