Gregory Distribution has ordered 38 SDC curtainsiders trailers on contract hire from Hireco after an “extremely busy” 2020. The order follows 11 new SDC builds taken from Hireco earlier in the year on spot hire. Andrew Chapple, Gregory Distribution head of fleet, property and procurement, said the new trailers would service increased customer orders including contract tender wins. “We have been extremely busy throughout 2020 and we have seen opportunities as major companies review their logistics requirements,” he said. Chapple […]
Temperature-controlled operator FreshLinc has added 30 new SDC Freespan curtainsided trailers to its general haulage division FLX Logistics.
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 […]
Müller UK and Ireland is planning a rapid integration of Dairy Crest’s dairy operations following the completion of the £80m takeover deal.