European demand for heavy trucks slumps

Brussels, Belgium: Demand for heavy trucks within the European Union fell 18% on the year in May as most major markets shrank, according to data from European auto industry association ACEA.

The association said 18,562 new heavy trucks were registered in May, but results varied, with the UK posting growth of 16%, while Germany, France, Spain and Italy saw demand slip by 14%, 23%, 26% and 42% respectively.

Truck sales are a key indicator of economic activity and foreshadow overall economic output.

WORLD NEWS

DSV’s publishes first logistics report

Hedehusene, Denmark: DSV has published its first Forward Logistics report with insights for anyone interested in logistics. Topic include how trade barriers affect logistics, how …

READ THE FULL STORY >

Carrier deliver perishables for Pennsylvania foodbank

Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA: Carrier Transicold’s gift of an X4 Series Model 7300 trailer fridge is helping the Central Pennsylvania Food Bank fulfill its vision that “No One …

READ THE FULL STORY >

Blockchain expert joins cold chain scientific advisory council

Arlington, Virginia, USA: Dr Brian Fugate, chair of the Department of Supply Chain Management and Oren Harris Endowed Chair in Transportation at the University of …

READ THE FULL STORY >

CSafe enters a new era in temperature-controlled passive packaging

Dayton, Ohio, USA:   CSafe Global has launched CSafe AcuTemp Plus Series to address the cold chain needs of commercial pharma, clinical trials, and cell …

READ THE FULL STORY >

WHAT’S ON

  • Solutrans
    Don’t miss Solutrans taking place in Lyon this month, 19-23 November…http:// www.solutrans.eu

Latest Tweets

A genuine break-through, well done @SMI_LTD twitter.com/SMI_LTD/status…

© 2019 Global Cold Chain News | Terms of use | Privacy Policy
Commercial Transport Publishing Limited, registered in England and Wales, Company No: 6453302. Registered Office: 6 Corunna Court, Corunna Road, Warwick CV34 5HQ