Temperature-controlled operator Gist has chosen Carrier Transicold’s Vector 1550 refrigeration system for its renewal of its trailer fleet. Mounted on Gray & Adams trailers, Gist will replace 91 of its older trailers which will be used predominantly to move food products around the UK. Gist said it hopes to run the new trailers for 12 years, with each one clocking up an annual 2,000 hours on the road. The company has a long-standing business relationship with Carrier Transicold, and said […]
Gist and long-term customer Marks & Spencer have signed a 12 year extension to their warehousing and distribution partnership, with the first year of the contract estimated to be worth circa £300m.
APC Overnight is to add 45 new Cartwright double-deck trailers to its trunking fleet as it continues to expand its business.
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.” […]