Tesco has launched a trial of a double-deck trailer, designed by manufacturer Lawrence David , which weighs 22% less than a standard double-deck unit. The supermarket giant is testing the eight demonstrators in a year-long trial as part a project funded by Innovate UK, which is aimed at reducing emissions and improving fuel efficiency. The Lightweight Aerodynamic Double-Deck Trailer Trial is being run by a consortium of partners. These include trailer manufacturers Lawrence David and SDC Trailers, as well as […]
LEVC (London Electric Vehicle Company) has appointed Terry Rayner into a new role as head of UK sales, to support its growth plans in the domestic market.
Eddie Stobart and the Unite union will start talks at Acas this Thursday (15 November) in a bid to end the row over drivers’ jobs at Tesco’s Doncaster DC. A spokesman for Eddie Stobart confirmed to Motortransport.co.uk that the operator’s MD David Pickering will personally attending the talks with Unite at Acas. The move comes after a 72-hour walkout by 180 Unite driver members facing redundancy at the DC. This included a demo outside a Tesco store in Westminster. Eddie Stobart […]