TIP Trailer Services had opened a new flagship depot next door to its existing operation in Nuneaton. Built on a brownfield site, TIP said the “super-branch” was its biggest ever investment in new workshop facilities. The 10-acre site contains a purpose-built ten bay workshop, brake roller testers and an MOT lane to double the current service capacity. Mike Furnival, TIP UK and Ireland MD said: “We will continue to invest in our infrastructure to match the increasing demands of transport. […]
Tesco plans to restructure its distribution network, closing three depots and reducing its workforce at two sites to improve efficiency.
Tanker operators can cut the cost of expanding their fleet by up to 50% by using TIP Tankers to remount their own tanker fleet. Tanker remounting involves reusing stainless steel barrels and fitting these onto new chassis equipped with the latest running gear.
Eddie Stobart said it would continue fighting to build a national distribution centre in Warrington after its latest application was refused by the Secretary of State.