All Acumen articles

  • John_Stocker_DHL_Supply Chain
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    Stocker takes on strategic role at DHL Supply Chain

    2019-01-22T11:16:44Z

    John Stocker (pictured) has moved to DHL Supply Chain as director of strategic development. He was previously commercial director at Gefco’s UK division and had been with the company for more than six years. DHL Supply Chain provides contract logistics services for a range of sectors, including automotive.“John has joined ...

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    Acumen expands enclosed fleet

    2018-08-07T11:35:15Z

    UK-based Acumen Automotive Logistics is investing almost £800,000 ($1.03m) in four enclosed semi-trailers to meet rising demand for covered vehicle transport. Three new Belle Trailers units and one Rolfo trailer are joining Acumen’s enclosed fleet, which has more than doubled in size within five years from 13 to 30 vehicles. ...

  • 010-08-Acumen-trailer-refurbishment
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    Lohr refurbishes Acumen fleet

    2018-02-13T17:22:03Z

    UK-based finished vehicle haulier Acumen Automotive Logistics has said it is nearing completion of a £500,000 ($695,000) refurbishment of 20 finished vehicle transporters with its French car carrier supplier, Lohr Automotive. According to Acumen, the transporters are having all their wiring replaced, a full hydraulic system overhaul including sliding decks, ...

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    UK-based Acumen acquires J&A Transporters

    2017-12-12T17:22:03Z

    UK automotive logistics provider Acumen Automotive Logistics has acquired 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, and fleet movements for rental operators. The deal, for an undisclosed sum, will add 15 car transporters and ...

  • Acumen DAF rigids - primary_opt
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    Acumen bolsters its enclosed car transporter fleet

    2017-08-23T12:39:33Z

    UK automotive logistics provider Acumen Automotive Logistics has added two more DAF LF curtainsided rigids to its fleet of 20 enclosed car transporters. One of the new trucks will be based at the company’s operating centre in Coventry, with the other at its depot in Farnborough. Acumen says it has ...

  • Acumen_Scania_Vehicles
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    Acumen expands car carrier fleet in the UK

    2016-06-15T13:38:52Z

    UK transport and logistics provider, Acumen Logistics, has invested £750,000 ($1.07m) in four more Scania tractor units to support finished vehicle transport contracts its Acumen Automotive Logistics division has won this year. The latest additions, which are equipped with Euro 6 engines, brings its truck fleet in the UK to ...