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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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Leeds and Yorkshire construction news roundup

Published October 3, 2018

To mark the UK Construction Week Exhibition in Birmingham  (9th-11th October), we’ve rounded up construction redevelopments in Leeds and Yorkshire. Leeds   South Bank Leeds   The South Bank redevelopment will bring economic growth to the city of Leeds. The plans will double the size of the city centre and remodel the railway station. This remodel […]

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The IAA Commercial Vehicle Messe in Hanover

Published September 18, 2018

The IAA Commercial Vehicle Messe in Hanover, Germany, runs from the 20th-27th September. The conference takes place every two years. This year’s 67th conference is about “Driving tomorrow”. Transport Topics   The exhibitors will address the latest innovations of commercial vehicles. Freight transport and logistics are at the core of the conference with key topics […]

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Beverages and Food Logistics News Roundup

Published August 16, 2018

To keep you in the know with what’s been happening in beverages and food logistics, here’s our roundup of the latest stories. UK concerns over the local pub decline   British pubs continue to close across the UK; although the rate has slowed, the Yorkshire Evening Post reports that 18 are still closing each week. […]

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Brexit update for HGVs July 2018

Published August 1, 2018

It’s been a hectic few days and weeks regarding Brexit. Like most transport and haulage professionals we’ve been keeping a close eye on the latest Brexit updates for the haulage, HGV, logistics and supply chain industries. You can read our first Brexit update here and our November update here. Here are the latest questions and […]

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Congestion charges for HGVs in Leeds and across the UK

Published June 29, 2018

With Clean Air Day (21st June) having been and gone in Leeds the debate around the upcoming congestion charges for HGVs is once again in the spotlight. London is famously the city where congestion charges are required, but several major UK cities are required to implement clean air zones with congestion charges. To keep haulier […]

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Heavy haulage trailers news roundup June

Published June 21, 2018

It’s been a busy few weeks in the world of heavy haulage trailer hire and to keep you in the loop with what’s going on, here’s our latest news roundup. Fuel Rise   The rise in diesel costs has hit hauliers the most; and there’s a cry within the haulier industry to ensure that costs […]

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