Swedish fossil-free refrigerated transport specialist Hultsteins has consolidated its position in the UK market with the acquisition of Cold Connect. The company claims its hydraulic-powered refrigeration units have given it a unique position in a market where diesel-driven units are increasingly being called into question. In the UK, Cold Connect has held a similar position, offering sustainable refrigerated transport powered by electricity or hydraulics instead of diesel. The two companies have previously worked closely together. Hulsteins’ CEO Börje Axelsson said: […]
NR Evans has expanded its fleet with 15 new Schmitz Cargobull refrigerated trailers.
Heywood, Lancashire-based cold storage and distribution specialist Yearsley Group has insisted that its planned new cold store south of Peterborough will employ the number of staff it has previously outlined after a local council voiced concerns. The firm wants to construct a new 385,000 sq ft cold store at the Gateway Peterborough site in the Great Haddon Employment Zone that would be built in phases and would include a 35m high automated storage facility. It has suggested the site will employ […]
Somerset’s Peter Green Haulage said a focus on fleet utilisation and reducing high fixed costs helped boost turnover by more than 10% last year, to £17m.