A novel battery system that powers a refrigeration unit on Mercedes-Benz Sprinter vans when the engine is turned off has ensured chilled food is delivered to the Isle of Wight with no increase in temperature. Convenience food producer Greencore has praised Carrier Transicold, Clayton Power and van fleet provider Petit Forestier for their approach to a unique problem it experienced when making ferry crossings from Southampton. Its 3.5-tonne vehicles are required to turn off their engines while on the ferry, […]
Bartrums Group has added another 20 fifth-generation Mercedes-Benz Actros tractor units to its fleet following an order of 11 it commissioned last year.
Gregory Distribution has invested in a fleet of 10 new temperature controlled trailers for its work with the Appleby Westward Group servicing Spar stores across the south west of England.
HGV traffic hit a three-month high on the weekend of 11-12 April as many non-essential shops, restaurants and pubs prepared to re-open, according to DfT figures.