Abbey Logistics adds 11 DAF CF tractors to British Sugar fleet22 September 2020

Abbey Logistics has taken delivery of 11 new latest generation trucks that will go into its core British Sugar fleet, providing bulk sugar transport movements throughout the UK and Ireland.

The new CF 6x4 trucks from DAF feature latest-generation aerodynamics, engines and gearboxes together with dynamic intelligent driving modes designed for maximum transport efficiency and minimum emissions.

As the sole processor of the UK’s beet sugar crop, British Sugar are the leading producer of sugar for the British and Irish food and beverage markets, processing around eight million tonnes of sugar beet that produces around 1.4 million tonnes of sugar each year. British-grown beet sugar fulfils 50% of the UK’s sugar demand.

British Sugar has made significant pledges to achieve environmental and efficiency goals in its 2030 Sustainability commitments, and their supply chains will play a crucial role in achieving these.

Stewart Dickson, British Sugar’s logistics contracts manager, said: “Working side by side, Abbey Logistics’ engineers and our own sustainability experts have procured the very best and most appropriate vehicles for our operation.”

William Dalrymple

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