HGV service provider AS24 has launched a low-power tracker to combat trailer theft. The ‘FindIT’ device has been developed after an ONS study revealed that thefts involving transport companies increased by 7% last year. The new battery-powered technology features a “low-cost box”, which can be fitted in five minutes, the company said. The device locates the trailer and sends the haulage operator an alert when it is not where it should be. Operators can therefore access information on all their […]
Retailer Asda has taken delivery of the last of 187 new trucks from Scania, comprising 120 for its retail distribution fleet, 55 for its primary distribution network and 12 for its petroleum distribution fleet.
TIP Trailer Services UK has acquired the entire share capital of Bell Trailers (Rental), adding a fleet of 1,400 trailers to its 13,000 strong trailer portfolio.
Warrington-based Carrier Transicold is introducing three new transport refrigeration units into the UK and Ireland.