Hermes has announced a new partnership with Tesco to provide ParcelShop services across its convenience estate nationwide.
Europa Warehouse has made an £11m investment in automation at its 715,000 sq ft facility in Corby, completed last year.
Asda has taken delivery of nearly 170 new refrigerated trailers, all fitted with Carrier Transicold’s flagship Vector HE 19 MT units.
Demand for trailers has led to Asset Alliance Group ordering 100 mono-temp and multi-temp trailers worth £5.5m from Chereau, Schmitz Cargobull and SOR.
Logistics UK said it sympathised with lorry drivers plotting a nationwide strike next month and repeated calls for the government to allow EU drivers temporary work visas.
Systems developer Viritech has called on transport industry chiefs to take a strong leadership position in the debate over next-generation fuel technology.
Isuzu Truck UK has supplied a further 50 13.5-tonne refrigerated trucks into the national distribution fleet at JJ Foodservice.
Hermes is adding a further 70 units to its fleet of CNG fuelled vehicles in a move to further reduce emissions. This brings the total to 160 – around 50% of the company’s core hub tractor fleet.
Maxus UK has further developed its dealer network with a dedicated facility in Sandtoft, Doncaster, focusing on its electric LCV ranges.
Leyland Trucks is to participate in a DfT project designed to help operators make the transition to battery electric vehicles.