Gist has taken delivery of 50 reefer trailers from its preferred supplier TIP Trailer Services. Based on a Schmitz trailer chassis, the 13.4m trailers are all single compartment with the Thermo King SLXi-200 refrigeration system fitted online at the Schmitz factory in Germany. The latest 50 trailer fleet additions mean that TIP now has over 400 trailers on rent with Gist. Lee Costen, operations controller at Gist, said: “We currently use TIP for leasing new build trailers as well as […]
City Link has ordered 86 Cartwright-built double-deck trailers as part of its fleet replacement cycle.
MT Partnership Award winner Miniclipper Logistics is planning further expansion and investment after a record performance this year.
A new report claims UK operators could make significant savings if they were allowed to add overlength vehicles to their fleets. A new study published last week suggested that allowing the use of ‘super’ semi-trailers could save the haulage industry £226m a year in reduced running costs. Such findings appear to strengthen the economic argument for the use of longer vehicles, but the study also puts forward a case for ‘super semis’ on safety and environmental grounds. The report, Impact […]