Langdon Industries orders fleet replacements

Bridgwater, Somerset, UK: Langdon Industries has placed orders for all but nine of its 105-vehicles for 2013.

Vehicles orders include bodies from Solomon, Lawrence David and Gray & Adams says Tyrone Lanaway, engineering manager at Langdon Industries. There are also several Scania tractor units and 26-tonne rigids in the mix.  All vehicles have been specified with Thermo King dual-temperature fridge units and Anteo sliding tail lifts.

Al the vehicle in the replacement fleet have been specified with grit floors, as opposed to aluminium. This follows trials with a Chereau trailer last year.

Langdon Industries specialising in temperature-controlled operations handling some 25,000 pallets of frozen and chilled foods weekly and frozen and chilled storage. It has 8 UK depots and operates 240 vehicles and 220 trailers, mostly dual-temperature with some tri-compartment.