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UK Food Logistics Roundup

Published May 13, 2019

According to the Food & Drink Federation, the food and drink industry is the biggest manufacturing sector in the United Kingdom. The industry has a turnover of £104 billion, with healthy food products a vital investment for 2019.  To help our food logistics and supply chain customers, and anyone involved with trailer hire for food […]

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Congestion charges in Leeds and across the UK update Spring 2019

Published April 12, 2019

The Ultra Low Emissions Zone (ULEZ) came into effect in London this week (on the 8th of April). That’s why we at Leeds Trailers decided to provide an update. (See our previous congestion charges overview article). London   London’s ULEZ is currently an area around the City and the City of Westminster. London now has […]

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UK Port Freight News Roundup

Published March 22, 2019

With Brexit looming and the UK’s import and export relationships outside the EU changing, we decided to round up the latest stories from UK ports.   UKMPG launches growth plan for ports   The UK Major Ports Group – representing the UK’s larger commercial ports- published a five-point plan for improving UK ports. The points […]

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UK Nuclear power stations update

Published February 11, 2019

With Toshiba’s UK nuclear energy subsidiary NuGeneration officially entering administration in January, the team at Leeds Trailers decided to provide an overall update on power station plans in the UK. Moorside – Cumbria   The Moorside Nuclear Power station plans were part of Toshiba’s subsidiary NuGeneration. With NuGeneration in administration, the future of Moorside is […]

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Chemical Manufacturing 2019 update

Published January 28, 2019

With 2018 bringing the challenge of plastic overuse to light, 2019 is predicted to bring key changes to the UK’s chemical industry. Changes to the choice of which chemicals to manufacture and research into how to streamline the manufacturing process are set to dominate chemical manufacturing in 2019. As Leeds Trailers partners with bespoke tank […]

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Transport pioneers of 2018

Published January 18, 2019

2018 was an important year for transport, logistics, haulage and supply chain. To commemorate this, we’ve put together a shortlist of the industry leaders and innovators. HGV voice Lesley O’Brien has been supporting the She’s RHA movement in 2018, as well as keeping HGV drivers up to date with career opportunities. Her way of keeping […]

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Yorkshire 2018 construction projects highlight reel

Published December 3, 2018

At Leeds Trailers we look out for news and updates across different industries that are relevant to our clients. Here is a summary of the biggest construction projects that either started or were announced within the past year.   Leeds Railway Station Expansion   Buckingham Group has been tasked with implementing the £500m revamp of […]

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Additional Storage with Leeds Trailers

Published November 16, 2018

If you’re looking for additional storage for any reason -be it Brexit preparations or seasonal demand influxes – our trailers are ideal alternatives to warehouse space. Hire or buy trailers from us to store non-perishable finished goods. The trailers are ideal for raw materials like timber, steel, as well as commodities. Our trailers are spacious […]

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New trailers for hire

Published November 14, 2018

Good news for people looking to hire trailers from us. We’re adding the following trailers to the trailer hire fleet.   We’ve got several that are new in and more coming later this month. Call 01924 420 646 to speak to our team today. Flat trailers    Montracon flat trailers · 13.6m complete with side […]

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Logistics, supply chain and fleet news

Published November 5, 2018

2018 highlight reel   2018 is nearly over and it’s been a busy year for logistics, supply chain managers and fleet owners. To help with future planning, here’s a 2018 news highlight reel. Fleet   Platooning update   The first test of platooning took place in the UK in May 2018. The government has invested […]

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