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 […]
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.” […]
Argos has launched a same day delivery service for 20,000 of its products in a bid to get ahead of its competitors for the Christmas shopping season.
John Lewis has revealed plans for a 638,000ft² DC in Milton Keynes, its third in the area.