Temperature-controlled operator Reed Boardall said that the loss of a customer, and competitive pressures in its transport division, led to dips in turnover and profit in its most recent financial year. In the 12 months ending 31 March 2016 turnover at Reed Boardall Group fell from £65.9m to £64.3m, while pre-tax profit fell slightly to £4.26m from £4.28m. The year-on-year fall in turnover, said Reed Boardall, was attributable to a minor decrease in volumes due to the expected loss of […]
Yearsley Logistics has put 35 additional Schmitz Cargobull refrigerated trailers into operation.
Unexpected behaviour by supermarket customers, alongside the closure of its operating base in the Europe, led to a fall in turnover and pre-tax profit at Fowler Welch.
Trailer manufacturer Montracon has launched a full length double-deck reefer trailer following demand from operators for greater carrying capacity within the standard 13.6m trailer length. The 4.7m high straight frame trailer, called Jumbo during its development, has a 3.2m internal height creating 150m3 internal capacity. It can carry up to 52 UK pallets, or 66 Euro-sized pallets, using adjustable decking beams. Sales and marketing director Paul Mead says the trailer fills a gap in its refrigerated range. “It will appeal […]