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Latest fleet reduces customer downtime

Still has bought a new fleet of Mercedes-Benz Vito compact vans for its 24/7 UK service coverage. The new vehicles are in Still’s livery, and are integral to the company’s fast callout response, helping to reduce customer downtime.

Transformation at the South-west’s logistics gateway

Avonmouth is readily accessibility to the national motorway network, which has been greatly improved within the past decade. The M4, M5 and M49 are within easy reach. Also, the area has a dedicated motorway junction on the M5 and the second Severn Bridge

Ongoing improvements drives efficiency

BP has selected third-party logistics provider Exel to manage the 24-hours-a-day, seven-days-a-week consolidated distribution of frozen, chilled, and ambient goods to its 340-plus forecourt stores in the UK. Exel is creating a 15,163sq m ded

Whole-life costs sway buying decision

McDonald’s UK distributor Golden West Foods have put their first ever Volvos – 30 new I-Shift equipped Volvo FM12 tractor units – into service at its Basingstoke depot.

Storage and order pick part of deal

HiPP, one of the world’s largest processors of organic raw materials, has signed a three-year warehousing and distribution contract with TNT Network Logistics.The German company’s range of premium organic babyfoods and cereals will be store

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.

Flexibility offered with shared use

Bathrooms and fittings manufacturer Twyford Bathrooms has put all of its warehousing and distribution needs in the UK in the hands of Kuehne + Nagel (K+N).

Dairy cooperative upgrades tankers

Nineteen milk collection trucks have gone into service with Dairy Farmers of Britain. Supplied by GE Equipment Services, TIP Tanker Services for leading milk distributor Lloyd Fraser (Bulk Liquids), the vehicles are 32-tonne, 20,500-litre capacity units.