Canterbury-based Salvatori has invested £1.5 million in expanding its fleet to meet the growing demand for freight services across the UK & Europe.
Joining Salvatori’s existing fleet are 27 new vehicles and trailers, including eight DAF tractor units, 12 Dennison flatbed trailers, three Allport double deckers, three DAF 18 tonne lorries, and four DAF 12 tonne lorries. They will support the 100,000 plus pallets the company moves every year through its collection and delivery operations. In May 2017, Salvatori will be taking over additional areas, ME & DA, this will double the number of pallets the company will move through the Palletways network.
Phil Macey, Group Transport & Operations Director said: “ All the new vehicles are fitted with tracker systems provided by Big Change Apps, and all round camera systems provided by Vue, ensuring both public and driver safety on the road.
“As the business grows, it is critical that we to continually invest in the best equipment, to maintain and improve our service. We believe this recent investment sends out a strong signal about our national and international capabilities.
“The vehicles were supplied by Channel Commercials and we would like to thank them for their professional service.”
Salvatori offers a full package services from a single pallet to a full load or for a special project, moving goods around the UK, Europe, the Baltic States, Scandinavia and Turkey. It also provides a range of other services including HGV Vehicle Workshops and Commercial Training and is the UK’s longest established Fruit Trader. Its Aylesham depot offers a 10,000 pallet storage facility. Earlier this year it was awarded Palletways’ highest platinum award for performance, commitment to customer service, and compliance in the Palletways UK network over the last year.
Source: Uk Haulier