Archive for the ‘UK’ Category

  • Coolertech to exhibit at TCS&D show

    on Jul 24, 13 • in UK • with Comments Off on Coolertech to exhibit at TCS&D show

    Coolertech Ltd has confirmed that it will exhibit a trio of temperature controlled vehicles at the forthcoming TCS&D show in Peterborough

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  • GVPS offers advice on pallet wrapping cost containment

    on Jul 23, 13 • in UK • with Comments Off on GVPS offers advice on pallet wrapping cost containment

    The majority of businesses operating in the UK are overlooking an area of their supply chain operation where significant cost savings can be made

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  • St Neots logistics firm invests £250,000 in new depot

    on Jul 23, 13 • in UK • with Comments Off on St Neots logistics firm invests £250,000 in new depot

    St. Neots-based logistics experts H&M Distribution has launched a new, purpose built depot, which will create jobs and provide greater distribution support to local businesses

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  • Volvo dealer network scores top marks

    on Jul 22, 13 • in UK • with Comments Off on Volvo dealer network scores top marks

    Statistics issued by VOSA reveal that Volvo Trucks’ UK dealer network achieved a first time national pass rate of 94.7% for annual MOT tests conducted in the five months to the end of May

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  • Robinsons specifies Baumann side loaders

    on Jul 22, 13 • in UK • with Comments Off on Robinsons specifies Baumann side loaders

    As part of a planned side loader fleet replacement programme, Salford-based supplier of timber and sheet materials GE Robinson & Col Ltd has taken delivery of 7 brand new Baumann GX50 5 tonne side loaders over the past 18 months. The final two trucks from this seven strong order went into service with Robinsons in July this year, completing the replacement programme for the previous incumbent 12 year old side loaders

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  • Actros tops McCulla fuel efficiency trial

    on Jul 18, 13 • in UK • with Comments Off on Actros tops McCulla fuel efficiency trial

    A Mercedes-Benz New Actros left trucks from every other major manufacturer trailing in its wake in a fuel-efficiency trial staged by temperature-controlled distribution specialist McCulla (Ireland)

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  • Isotrak to exhibit at Commercial Motor Live 2013

    on Jul 16, 13 • in UK • with Comments Off on Isotrak to exhibit at Commercial Motor Live 2013

    Visitors to Commercial Motor Live 2013 will have the opportunity to learn about the latest telematics and vehicle tracking developments from Isotrak. The company has launched a host of integrated solutions this year, including new electronic proof of delivery systems, mobile data communications, in-vehicle camera links and workshop software linking with live data from vehicle CANBus systems. The event will be held at Millbrook Proving Ground, a test and development facility for the automotive industry on Wednesday 2 and Thursday 3 October

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  • Davies Turner saves money with Michelin

    on Jul 16, 13 • in UK • with Comments Off on Davies Turner saves money with Michelin

    International logistics specialist Davies Turner estimates it has saved more than £20,000 over two years following a significant decrease in tyre failures after switching to a full Michelin policy for its trailer fleet in July

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  • Brian Yeardley Continental trials new Volvos

    on Jul 15, 13 • in UK • with Comments Off on Brian Yeardley Continental trials new Volvos

    International logistics operator Brian Yeardley Continental Ltd is conducting fuel trials with two new Globetrotter XL-cabbed, Volvo FH-500 4×2, X-Low chassis tractor units which have been purchased for that reason. Both trucks are equipped with Volvo’s 13-litre D13C engine rated at 500hp (368Kw) and are Euro-5 compliant

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  • Schmitz Cargobull Euroliners for Salvatori

    on Jul 15, 13 • in UK • with Comments Off on Schmitz Cargobull Euroliners for Salvatori

    Kent-based haulier Salvatori has taken delivery of 12 new Schmitz Cargobull Euroliners (S.CS UNIVERSAL) as the company standardises on the European-specification trailer for the curtainsiders within its general haulage fleet

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