Knights of Old Group has put two Penguin-branded SDC urban trailers on the road to celebrate a three-year extension to its contract with publisher Penguin Random House UK, taking their relationship to more than 12 years. The contract will see it continue to deliver books out of the publisher’s warehouses and has been extended to include delivery from a new site in Rugby. Knights of Old uses up to 12 tractor/trailer combinations and three rigids at any one time to […]
Acumen Distribution has put four more 15.65m longer semi-trailers on the road, taking the total number of trailers it operates under the DfT trial to 21.
Knights of Old has expanded its fleet of more than 200 vehicles with 34 new MANs.
Knights of Old (KOO) was founded in 1865 by William Knight with a single horse and cart, and has grown steadily and today runs 169 trucks and 185 trailers. The modern history of the company really starts in 2000, when it moved to its present base on a ten acre site in Kettering, which now includes 120,000sq ft of warehousing. In 2011 the company took another big step forward with the merger with Northampton-based Mainland Group, adding around £10m revenue […]