Clugston Distribution Services has spent half-a-million pounds on 20 new flatbed trailers. Fifteen of the trailers, all additions to the fleet, are extendable as well as five standard flatbed trailers, all of which are currently in service. Clugston’s new trailers are individually designed for the transportation of various products up to 22 metres in length and are also built to British Steel specification requirements. The investment comes after a six-figure upgrade to its truck and trailer maintenance facility in Scunthorpe. […]
Clugston Distribution has revealed a £2.15m fleet expansion and renewal plan, as part of its strategy to boost its presence in the fuels, bulk powdered food, intermodal and bulk ash markets.
Meachers Global Logistics and Steve Porter Transport Group have launched phase one of a partnership they hope will develop, generating new business and stripping out duplication from their respective networks. The strategic partnership, which began in earnest this week after months of preparatory work, sees Meachers trunking the Isle of Wight-based Steve Porter Transport’s overnight groupage from Southampton to its Midlands DCs in Northampton and Coventry. The trunking includes work undertaken by Steve Porter Transport as part of the Fortec […]
Elddis Transport has put its first urban artic on the road, as an alternative to the 18-tonne rigids it usually operates within towns and cities. Comprising a 10-metre Lawrence David engineered trailer pulled by a Euro-5 New Actros, the configuration was trialled in Manchester earlier this year and provides four additional pallet spaces (20 compared to 16) over a rigid. Elddis will take delivery of more shorter trailers in 2013. It is also due to receive the remaining four New […]