Expected fuel savings of 7% have prompted Waitrose to order a new batch of Gray & Adams trailers, which been developed with Cambridge University. It is the third consecutive year the supermarket, part of the John Lewis Partnership, has placed an order for the ‘boat tail’ trailers. Built at Gray & Adams’ Fraserburgh HQ, the trailers were built after testing the manufacturer’s product in a wind tunnel and making a series of modifications based on the findings. These included a smooth […]
Dairy producer Arla Foods has unveiled a new dual-purpose trailer to help eliminate empty running. The combination unit, constructed by Gray & Adams and Crossland Tankers, features a 19,000 litre milk tank with a refrigerated area above that can accommodate 85 milk cages or 22 pallets. The 12.2m long trailer, which Arla is using to deliver finished product from its Stourton transport hub to stores and regional DCs and collect raw milk from farms on the way back, is around […]
Waitrose is to close its Acton, west London online fulfilment DC this year, replacing it with a similar operation in south London.
Waitrose plans to transfer operations covered by a Kuehne + Nagel operated regional DC to its first national distribution centre (NDC).