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  • Salt Contract Renewal For Downton

    Ineos Salt, the UK’s largest supplier of vacuum salt products, has renewed a warehousing and distribution contract with transport specialist CM Downton. Under the contract Downton will manage groupage and full-load distribution of palletised bagged...
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    Salt Contract Renewal For Downton
  • Downton Continues Expansion With Chepstow Warehouse

    Leading transport operator CM Downton has taken over the lease on a 20 acre (8.2 hectare) site incorporating a 282,000ft2 (26,200m2) warehouse in Chepstow, South Wales as part of its ongoing business development. The warehouse will be used to consoli...
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    Downton Continues Expansion With Chepstow Warehouse
  • Putting Safety First

    All of Downton’s drivers will soon be completing special cycle safety training as part of the company’s commitment to FORS (Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme). This is a programme of skills and awareness training for commercial vehicle operators ...
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    Top Safety Accreditation for Downton
  • Geoff Wright says HGV Platooning is Worth Exploring

    Downton Chief Fleet Engineer Geoff Wright discussed the topic of HGV Platooning with BBC Radio Gloucestershire's Jonathan Ray on Friday, following the Government's go ahead for trials.Citing it as an exciting prospect, Geoff argues that there is a ...
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    Geoff Wright with BBC Radio Gloucestershire