Castell Howell Successfully Goes Hybrid With MFS.

Thermo King and Frigoblock, along with Marshall Fleet Solutions, are working with Castell Howell Foods, a UK food wholesaler, to operate a hybrid fridge system for undermount application on trucks and drawbar trailers. This innovation, which was originally shown for the first time at the CV Show earlier this year, focusses on how transport and […]

Japanese Connection For Isuzu.

The latest Isuzu 13.5 tonne rigid truck at Japan Centre Group in London is now the fifth Isuzu to be working in the company’s nine strong commercial vehicle fleet, servicing their retail and restaurant businesses that promotes Japanese products and Japanese culture here in the UK. This Isuzu multi-temperature refrigerated rigid is handling daily deliveries […]

Coping With The Rush (A WMS Is Not Just For Christmas!).

By Alex Mills, Sales & Marketing Director at ProSKU The majority of online retailers selling products whose sales peak at Christmas time are hitting their busiest commercial trading period. It’s the time of year for many such businesses when, hopefully, the advanced preparation and planning done beforehand pays off. The systems and procedures put in […]

IVECO, FPT Industrial And Nikola Corporation Unveil The Nikola TRE.

IVECO, FPT Industrial and Nikola unveiled the maquette of the Nikola TRE, the first vehicle resulting from the joint venture between CNH Industrial and Nikola, which involves the commercial vehicle brand and the powertrain specialist. The vehicle is based on the IVECO S-WAY heavy-duty truck launched last July in Madrid, which has been extremely well […]

Müller Incentivises Further Herd Health And Welfare Improvements.

Müller Direct[1] farmers are being offered the opportunity to earn an additional payment worth 1.0 pence per litre in 2020. The Müller Direct Premium 2020, which all Müller Direct farmers can opt in to, will be available to those who commit to continually improve herd health and welfare standards, and end the practice of euthanising […]

Elite Links Up With New Logistics Partner.

One of the UK’s leading manufacturers of precast concrete has teamed up with a new logistics provider. Elite Precast Concrete will work in partnership with flatbed haulage specialists Shropshire Express Deliveries to ensure its nationwide delivery operation runs like clockwork. The exclusive relationship will create a transport solution tailor-made for the precast concrete industry and […]

The Search Begins For The Microlise Driver Of The Year 2020.

The hunt is on for the UK’s best truck driver. Now in its sixth year, this popular award initiative shortlists drivers by analysing a year’s worth of Microlise telematics performance data to reveal the most talented short, medium and long distance drivers. The coveted top slot of Driver of the Year will formally be announced […]

Leading 3PL Selects TouchStar As Part Of Major IT Investment.

UK-based manufacturer of rugged mobile computers, TouchStar Technologies, is pleased to announce that Avon Freight Group, a leading 3PL, has selected TouchStar’s TS8000 handheld mobile computers. The hardware upgrade follows a major investment in Avon Freight Group’s IT and warehouse management systems. The new devices will be utilised within the full spectrum of warehouse processes […]

Strong Exchequer Returns Welcome But Surplus Must Be Invested Wisely.

Following the publication of the November Exchequer Returns this afternoon (3 December 2019), Chambers Ireland welcomes the strong performance of the economy and notes the record receipts in corporation tax, calling for above profile receipts to be transferred to the Rainy Day Fund. Noting the Exchequer Returns released today, Chambers Ireland Chief Executive Ian Talbot […]