Wincanton has expanded its construction fleet after winning an eight-year contract with Hanson last year, which made it the first 3pl to move into the ready-mixed concrete sector. The operator has bought 26 new Feldbinder tankers mounted on Mercedes-Benz chassis. Wincanton delivers half a million cubic meters of ready-mixed contrete to Hanson’s customers every year under the terms of the deal. Four of the new tankers have capacity for 47m³ of bulk ash, while the remaining 22 can hold 36m³ […]
Hope Construction Materials has awarded Wincanton a six-year contract renewal, which will see the 3PL continue to provide its bulk and bagged road logistics.
Miniclipper Logistics has confirmed it is looking for another new storage facility, after a 5,000 pallet warehouse it opened just before Christmas at Houghton Regis was filled almost immediately.
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.