Warrington-based Carrier Transicold is introducing three new transport refrigeration units into the UK and Ireland. The new models include the first PIEK-certified version of its flagship Vector HE 19 trailer unit, which will now operate below 60 decibels, the equivalent of normal conversation, in either a mono or multi-temperature configuration. Scott Dargan, Carrier Transicold MD for northern Europe, said: “Our new PIEK-compliant Vector HE 19 takes quiet-running to a new level, being perfect for fleets making frequent night-time deliveries to […]
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.
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 […]
Howard Tenens has replaced eight 12-year-old trailers with new Schmitz Cargobull S.KO Cool tri-axle deep freeze trailers.