Maritime Transport has signed a contract with international freight handler Allport Cargo Services, following 12 month trial. The deal will see Maritime dedicate 44 of its vehicles to the Allport contract, distributed between its Southampton, Tamworth, Manchester and Doncaster depots. The contracted work will begin next month. Mark Rollinson, group operations director at Allport Cargo Services, said he believed Maritime was a partner that will uphold Allport’s reputation of “passion for service and making our customers lives simpler”. MD of […]
Producing a 15.65m longer semi-trailer that complies with manoeuvrability rules is one thing; building one that is a genuinely practical, real-world proposition is a different matter. So says Professor David Cebon, professor of mechanical engineering at the University of Cambridge and director of Cambridge Vehicle Dynamics Consortium (CVDC), a collaboration between the university and industry.
Supermarket chain Morrisons is to outsource a sizeable slice of its transport operation, alongside several vehicle maintenance departments to Wincanton.
Wincanton has ordered 100 new Mercedes-Benz Actros tractor units as part of its ongoing expansion plans.