Friday 14th Dec 2018 - Logistics Manager Magazine

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November boost for van market

A strong performance in November, helped the panel van market show a small increase on last year, according to the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders.

Bespoke Cartwright trailer for Culina

Cartwright has designed a new 4,650mm low height double deck temperature-controlled fridge trailer for major customer Culina Logistics without compromising Culina’s 1,830mm cage height requirement on each deck.

People scared by self-driving lorries

Two people in five are scared by current and predicted advances in technology – while only one third are excited by the developments.

Imperial Logistics invests for steel contract

Imperial Logistics International has invested in three heavy-duty tractor units and seven heavy-duty trailers to support its logistics contract for a major steel producer at its Bochum plant in Germany, which produces 3 million tonnes of steel coil per year.

Cargo thefts rise to £14m in second quarter

Companies lost an estimated £14 million as a result of cargo theft on UK roads between April and June – up by £1m from the previous quarter despite a fall in the overall number of incidents from 454 in Q1 to 386.

New legal challenge to CV manufacturers

Law firm Edwin Coe LLP has filed a group action seeking damages from a group of commercial vehicle manufacturers on behalf of direct and indirect truck buyers who were victims of a price fixing cartel.

30 reefers for Reed Boardall

Reed Boardall Group has ordered 23 single deck refrigerated semi-trailers plus seven double deck trailers for its 300-strong trailer fleet.

Boost for van market

The van market picked up in October driven by strong demand for panel vans over 2.5 tonnes, according to the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders.