The Prince of Wales visited Gregory Distribution’s Cullompton head office on Wednesday as part of the haulier’s centenary celebrations. During his hour-long visit, the Prince met and spoke with numerous employees past and present, including senior management, drivers, apprentices and 94-year-old Jack Gregory, son of the company’s founder. “I’m hoping that my grandfather Archie, who was the founder of this company, is looking down on us today with pride. Although I suspect he may be a little bit surprised,” said […]
Gregory Distribution is to power its milk transport operation with Bio-LNG following the arrival this week of 12 new Volvo FM Globetrotter LNG 6×2 tractor units at its Cullompton depot.
Early indications suggest that the larger 15.65m longer semi-trailer size is proving a more popular option than its 14.6m counterpart in the Department for Transport’s (DfT) ten-year trial of the new lengths, announced last December. According to the DfT, “two or three” companies have returned their allowance of the smaller 14.6m design and MT has learnt the government is now permitting firms to swap allocations them between themselves, or even give them away as long as no business trials more […]
Gregory Distribution has launched a recruitment drive for HGV drivers in the south west, particularly young and inexperienced applicants.