Friday 13th Dec 2019 - Logistics Manager Magazine

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Major fleet expansion for grocery service

Ocado, the online grocery service for Waitrose delivering direct to shoppers' doorsteps, is contract hiring nearly 330 specially adapted Mercedes-Benz commercial vehicles, including 318 Sprinter vans with CDI chassis cabs, from Mercedes-Benz CharterWay in

The mechanics of global competition

The motor industry has experienced continual structural change, and excess capacity in Europe indicates that further structural changes are likely, especially through collaboration. But as global competition steps-up, with production increasing in China a

True visibility across the supply chain

BT Group subsidiary Transcomm UK has launched TrakIT, a portfolio of managed product and service options designed to provide fleet operators of all sizes with historical and real-time location data.

Watching the vans go by

Delivering groceries to customers may be attractive for shoppers but as volumes ramp up there are questions over the viability of fulfilment models.

Trailers meet evolving operational needs

Dairy company Arla Foods UK has taken on more refrigerated trailers from Fraserburgh-based Gray & Adams. The single temperature trailers are being used to distribute a comprehensive range of chilled dairy products to Arla's customers throughout the UK.

Fuel savings a major factor

Northumberland-based natural mineral water bottler and distributor Abbey Well has taken delivery of six high-specification Volvo FH12 tractor units on a five-year contract hire deal with Volvo Trucks.