ACUMEN GROWS ENCLOSED FLEET TO MEET STRONG MARKET DEMAND

Acumen Automotive Logistics is investing in a further four hard-sided enclosed car carriers to meet rising demand from prestige vehicle manufacturers, dealers, fleets and private owners for covered vehicle movements. The investment sees three new Belle Trailers and a single Rolfo trailer joining Acumen’s enclosed division, which has more than doubled in size within five…


ACUMEN AND LOHR ON TARGET TO COMPLETE £500,000 TRAILER REFURBISHMENT PROGRAMME

Acumen Automotive Logistics and Lohr Automotive are nearing completion of a joint £500,000 refurbishment of 20 finished vehicle transporters, following a staggered maintenance programme to reduce any impact on productivity. On completion, the transporters will have had all wiring replaced; a full hydraulic system overhaul including sliding decks, pipes and lifting rams, and a comprehensive…


ACUMEN TARGETS GROWTH WITH LONGER SEMI-TRAILER FLEET EXPANSION

Acumen Distribution is preparing to deploy an additional five Longer Semi-Trailers (LSTs) on new contracts, after seizing the opportunity to obtain additional permits to grow its fleet of 15.65m curtainsiders to 24 units. Operations Director, Naiem Ashraf says the LSTs have proven a huge success with customers as their 15 per cent increase in freight…


ACUMEN EXPANDS IN THE SOUTH WEST WITH J&A TRANSPORTERS DEAL

Acumen Automotive Logistics is expanding its operation with the acquisition of J&A Transporters – a Somerset-based business specialising in used vehicle movements for auction houses, direct contracts with dealerships for new cars and vehicle swaps, plus fleet movements for rental operators. The deal adds 15 car transporters and a facility in Bridgwater to Acumen’s portfolio,…