Abbey Logistics Group has won the contract to move bulk sugar for British Sugar, following a competitive tender, in what is described as a ‘long-term deal’. The contract will see Abbey take responsibility for transport planning and delivery services at the sugar producer, which supplies one million tonnes of sugar per year to the food industry and supermarkets. Sugar will be transported in bulk granulated sugar tanks and liquid tankers from four processing plants around the UK. Steve Granite, chief […]
Abbey Logistics Group has taken delivery of a revolutionary new combined road tank and curtainsider trailer designed to slash empty running. The twin cargo trailer, developed by Clayton Commercials, has a tanker at the bottom with two separate compartments that can take a total of 21,000 litres, while on top is a pallet deck that can carry 26 standard pallets. Abbey will initially run two of the trailers on its bulk liquid food ingedients contract with Cargill, based at Trafford […]
Welcome to the 2018 Motor Transport Power Players, the editorial team’s take on who will be the key influencers – including some of those who are up and coming in the industry rather than the established names – on the transport and logistics industry this year.
In 1995, Abbey Logistics approached All Saints secondary school in Kirkby looking for talent to fill two management trainee vacancies. The young men it chose, Steve Granite and Paul Laverick, have grown up to become the current MD and commercial manager at the Merseyside company.