Asda has ordered 60 double deck curtainsiders and 10 double deck box vans from Cartwright. It comes after an order of 147 double deck curtainsiders delivered to the supermarket group via Cartwright in time for Christmas 2016. The new trailers feature a hydraulic moving deck system and can accommodate a contribution of pallets and cages carrying ambient produce. Jon Wilcock, regional sales director at Cartwright, said: “Both engineering teams have worked very closely to further develop and improve the tailored […]
Pullman Fleet Services, Wincanton’s repair and maintenance division, has been appointed by Asda to manage 900 vehicles in the supermarket’s home delivery fleet.
Asda has said it anticipates saving a million litres of diesel a year from 50 new dual-fuel trucks it began taking delivery of last week.
8) Gavin Chappell, supply chain director, Asda Part of the giant Walmart family, Asda vies with Sainsbury’s for second position in the UK grocery retailing pecking order with annual sales of £23bn and 400 stores. With 23 DCs around the UK and a fleet of nearly 1,000 vehicles, Asda likes to keep control of its store deliveries while working closely with its third party carriers on international and primary movements.