Eddie Stobart happy to Eddie Stobart Ltd has ordered 20 Thermo King SLX-200 trailer refrigeration units from Marshall Fleet Solutions for use within its chilled distribution division, which operates across 10 temperature-controlled facilities throughout the UK.

The SLX-200 from Thermo King is one of the latest models on the market, and has demonstrated in tests that it can reduce fuel consumption by up to 20% as well as reduce engine emissions to lessen environmental impact. With Marshall Fleet Solutions comprehensive service cover and commitment to keeping clients fleets mobile and well-maintained, this contract marks the start of an emerging relationship with Stobart, according to Andrew Howells, Managing Director of Marshall Fleet Solutions. Stobart Chilled handles over 60,000 pallets every week; Marshall is going to be a crucial part of their success in keeping the Stobart trailers on the road.

The Eddie Stobart Chilled Distribution division handles a broad spectrum of fresh fruit, vegetables and salads.

Dale Foster, Managing Director of Stobart Chilled, said:  “The chilled division runs a fleet of over 300 high specification dual compartment multi-temperature trailers; every part of the transport chain has to operate at the highest food safety standards. We believe Marshall will meet those standards which is why we selected their equipment and service cover.”