Alun Griffiths (Contractors) Alun Griffiths (Contractors) designed a unique utility vehicle (above) to overcome health and safety challenges for employees, alongside boosting load capacity and reducing emissions. To build the new vehicle, which was to be used on the firm’s Welsh Water Utility Repair and Maintenance Framework, Alun Griffiths engaged with dealership Day’s Motor Group, body conversion specialist Britt-tip and its own workforce. The new vehicle is based on an IVECO Daily 7.2-tonne Euro-6 tipper, with lighter cab, increased payload […]
The deadline to enter the 2020 Motor Transport Awards has now passed and the judges have started the process of reviewing the entries.
The 2018 Motor Transport Awards took place on 4 July and Royal Mail and Whirlpool UK Appliances each picked up two awards at a ceremony hosted by Jimmy Carr and Rachel Riley in London’s Grosvenor House Hotel. They weren’t the only winners, with Stephen Sanderson Transport taking home Haulier of the Year; the MAN TGX winning Fleet Truck of the Year, and Turners (Soham) MD Paul Day wining the Service to Industry Award. Anne Preston, director of Prestons of Potto […]
United Biscuits has taken delivery of 20 tri-axle longer semi-trailers from Cartwright. The own-account operator, known for brands such as KP Nuts, Jaffa Cakes and McVities, is running the 15.6m curtainsiders from its DC in Ashby de la Zouche, Leicestershire. The rear command-steer trailers are painted in six different liveries and have insulated load bearing curtains to protect their chocolate products. Rob Wright, United Biscuits UK and Ireland logistics controller, said: “We can now get 60 pallets on these longer […]