Matthew Kibble Transport has taken on 10 new EN-XL rated SDC curtainsiders for its general haulage and Pallet-Track operations. Built to a premium component specification, the trailers have been fitted with tuck away tail lifts, BPW Eco-Plus axles, Haldex third generation braking systems with roll stability, full LED lighting, as well as tracking systems. Chairman Matthew Kibble said the purchases were in response to increasing demand for the East Lancashire’s firm’s transport services.
Matthew Kibble Transport has bought Coventry-based Fullforce Logistics.
Specialist whisky haulier B. Mundell is raising a glass to Mandata’s transport management system (TMS) after it helped cut down on paperwork and speed up tachograph analysis.
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 […]