Lincolnshire haulier Rase Distribution is attempting to attract top-class drivers with a £925,000 fleet refresh. The move follows Rase Distribution’s acquisition by chemical warehousing and transport specialist HW Coates in February this year. The Palletways member is spending £700,000 on new trucks and £225,000 on new trailers in a bid to attract drivers. The new additions to the fleet include four Volvo tractor units, three 26-tonne Scania curtainsiders with cantilever tail lifts, one 12-tonne DAF curtainsider and ten Lawrence David […]
The decision of Palletways member Rase Distribution to introduce a 750kg weight limit on domestic tail-lift deliveries has once again put the question of what constitutes a safe pallet weight before the haulage sector.
Richard Simpson, CEO of Leeds-based Walkers Transport, is typical of the new breed of logistics business owners who have not been brought up in transport and so have a fresh view of the industry and its future. He explains his vision to Steve Hobson
Rase Distribution has taken delivery of two curtainsided trailers in Lincoln Cathedral livery to promote the opening of the city’s Magna Carta visitor centre.