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: […]
Scottish haulier The Real McKay has taken delivery of six new tri-axle Gray & Adams trailers fitted with Carrier Transicold’s Vector 1350 fridge unit – the lightest refrigeration system in the Vector range.
Following its acquisition of Browns Chilled Distribution in September, Newmarket, Suffolk-based Turners (Soham) has started taking delivery of 50 new Mercedes-Benz Actros tractive units as part of a replacement programme for the Browns fleet. The trucks, which are all 6x2s, will be based at Browns’ Bicker site, near Spalding, and will operate at maximum GVW on a mix of regional and national work, said Turners’ group fleet engineer Tim King. Around 20 of the new trucks are already on the […]
Heywood, Lancashire-based Yearsley Logistics has still not commenced construction of the new 35m-high cold store in Peterborough it got planning approval for nearly two years ago.