Hiab says it has strengthened its offering to Northern Ireland customers with the addition of MAW Engineering as an authorised sales and installation partner. The agreement will complement the Hiab Service & Parts provision delivered by Dennison BodyShop across Northern Ireland. Under the terms of the contract, MAW Engineering will be responsible for selling and installing the Hiab, Multilift, Jonsered and Effer brands. Dennison Bodyshop will continue to be Hiab’s service and spare parts representative. Mark Cuskeran, MAW Engineering MD […]
Linkline Transport has opened a purpose-built warehouse facility in Wellingborough as part of a £15m expansion programme.
The European logistics director at Kimberly-Clark believes operators should push the DfT to introduce “super” semi-trailers into in its longer semi-trailer trial. Peter Surtees, European logistics director at Kimberly-Clark, was speaking after the publication of a University of Huddersfield report on high capacity vehicles (HCVs) last week. Impact Assessment: High-Capacity Vehicles, which was sponsored by the firm, claims operators could cut fuel consumption and carbon emissions by between 11% and 19% per unit of load (on a pallet/km basis) by […]
Tesco has taken delivery of 25 new refrigerated longer semi-trailers in order to help it achieve its aim of reducing carbon emissions. It will operate the new trailers from its RDCs in Avonmouth, Livingston and Peterborough, and each can carry six more cages than a standard 13.6m trailer. Tesco fleet engineering manager Cliff Smith said: “That represents an increase in productivity of more than 13%, so the potential benefits in terms of reduced vehicle movements and lower emissions are obvious.” […]