Tuesday 25th Feb 2020 - Logistics Manager Magazine

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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.

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.

Automated pallet storage covers high throughput

Savoye Logistics says its automated pallet storage system can now be fitted into existing standard warehouses and distribution centres because of recent design advances. The development, says Savoye, means there is a realistic automated alternative

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.

IN BRIEF ORDER PICKING INCLUDED IN CONTRACT

Soya milk products manufacturer Alpro has turned to Culina Logistics to provide a complete primary logistics service in the UK. The integrated chilled food and drink supply chain specialist is handling all collections of stock from Alpro's Belgian manu

Manoeuvrable tractors make access easier

Having evaluated an Iveco Eurocargo Urban Artic in its 1,000 fleet of vehicles, drinks logistics provider Tradeteam has been supplied with 26 extra units to enable monitoring at a larger number of sites.

Interoute invests in five new trailers for palletised distribution

Interoute Transport Services has invested in five new trailers to handle increases in its next-day express pallet distribution and haulage business. The five curtainsided single deck trailers from Lawrence David have pillarless sides. These offer i

Managing Repair costs efficiently

RAC Claims Services have launched a new UK dedicated repairer network specifically for commercial vehicles. The service, a joint initiative between RAC and DuPont Refinish, is developed to help insurers and fleet customers manage their commercial vehicle