Gregory Distribution is to power its milk transport operation with Bio-LNG following the arrival this week of 12 new Volvo FM Globetrotter LNG 6×2 tractor units at its Cullompton depot. Supplied by Volvo Trucks UK & Ireland’s national fleet team, the new FMs, which are each expected to clock-up 200,000 km per year for the next five years, were chosen for their payload advantage of nearly 700kg over the FH, making them suitable for hauling heavy milk tankers. The trucks […]
Burnley-based EFS Global is back on the acquisition trail, snapping up freight forwarder AFI UK for an undisclosed sum. Mark Jones, EFS Global MD, said: “Our acquisition of AFI UK is another step forward in our expansion plans. “The business is a perfect fit and is a great addition to our group as we continue to focus on growing our reach and market share.” Read more EFS Global expands postcode coverage during Covid-19 pandemic EFS Global buys Caistor Distribution Palletways […]
Gist has taken delivery of 50 reefer trailers from its preferred supplier TIP Trailer Services.
As Scania Trucks announced a week-long shut down at its European plants today (31 August), due to the global shortage of semi-conductors, other truck manufacturers told MT they are also struggling with the shortage and warned of extended lead times on truck orders next year.