Huntapac Produce has added five new Gray and Adams refrigerated trailers to its fleet, fitted with Thermo King’s new Advancer A400 refrigeration systems, after running a demonstrator trial which delivered a fuel saving of 48%. The West Lancashire family firm specializes in the growing, packing and distribution of a variety of root vegetables, brassicas, salads and organic vegetables and runs a fleet of 66 tractor units, 66 refrigerated trailers – of which 20 are dual temperature and 40 are single […]
The government is to call in the army “imminently” to help with the HGV driver shortage, it has been reported.
Cambridgeshire transport and storage provider Knowles Transport managed to generate an 11.4% pre-tax profit margin in the year to the end of December 2013 despite a sharp drop in turnover, figures logged recently at Companies House have shown.
Foreign haulage operators could be allowed to make an unlimited number of trips in the UK within a two-week period before returning home, under plans to strengthen supply chains and save Christmas.