Carrier Transicold has hailed the future of refrigerated trailer technology with the launch of a fully autonomous, all-electric reefer trailer system. The Vector eCool can be used with the engineless versions of Carrier’s Vector HE 19 and 1550 E and combines the company’s E-Drive all-electric technology with an energy recovery and storage system. This converts kinetic energy generated by the trailer into electricity, which is then stored in a battery pack to power the refrigeration unit. The eCool system can […]
Trakm8 has joined the recently formed Association of Fleet Professionals (AFP) as a gold partner.
Canute Haulage has invested more than £1.2m in 11 bespoke forklift trailers for its contract with materials equipment provider Barloworld Handling. The order includes nine 13.6m and two 10.9m trailers, with the latter designed for making deliveries within London and the south east. The tri-axle step frame trailers have curtainside bodywork with sliding roofs and were built by Andover Trailers. “The full height and full width power-toe ramps ensure a shallow loading angle, meaning we can accommodate even the lowest […]
Elddis Transport has put its first urban artic on the road, as an alternative to the 18-tonne rigids it usually operates within towns and cities. Comprising a 10-metre Lawrence David engineered trailer pulled by a Euro-5 New Actros, the configuration was trialled in Manchester earlier this year and provides four additional pallet spaces (20 compared to 16) over a rigid. Elddis will take delivery of more shorter trailers in 2013. It is also due to receive the remaining four New […]