Fowler Welch has taken delivery of 45 new trailers mounted with new Carrier Transicold Vector HE (High Efficiency) 19 multi-temperature (MT) refrigeration units. The move is an integral part of continuing work to reduce the fuel consumption and carbon footprint of its commercial vehicle fleet, the company said. It follows fuel benchmarking tests which confirmed the new design could help reduce fuel consumption, cut CO2 emissions and improve overall fleet efficiency. Commented Maurizio Romano, head of fleet strategy: “Our experience […]
Refrigerated distribution specialist FreshLinc has taken delivery of four new longer semi-trailers from Gray & Adams. The four 14.6m long trailers, fitted with Carrier Vector dual-temperature fridges and BPW self-steer axles, can carry 28 pallets each – two more than a standard 13.6m trailer. They will be used for intensive trunking operations between Spalding, Lincs, and Scotland. Group fleet engineer Andy Marchant told MT.co.uk the trailers, which cost around £220,000 in all, had been constructed with extra strengthening components a […]
Trailer hire specialist Hireco has launched a novel way of selling its ex-rental trailers – an eBay-style auction website. Buyers will be able to log in, browse the trailers for sale and make bids, receiving email notifications if they have been outbid before the auction ends.
A partnership between the Transported Asset Protection Association (TAPA) and online booking portal Bosch has helped contribute towards a 43% growth in its database of secure parking places across Europe.