Musgrave invest €8m in green truck fleet

Wholesalers, Musgrave MarketPlace, today announced a major upgrade of its delivery fleet with an E8m investment that will see it introduce 55 new multi-temperature trucks to its fleet.

It said that this will significantly cut the company’s carbon footprint and facilitating high-frequency nationwide coverage.

The new multi-temperature fleet will allow Musgrave MarketPlace to deliver ambient, frozen and fresh food liquor and non-food products in a single delivery. The company’s vehicles supply products to all of its ten MarketPlace cash and carry outlets nationwide. In addition to its 6 day per week delivery service, the company also offers a customer collect and online service.

Commenting on the announcement, Paul Kerrigan, Director Musgrave MarketPlace said, “This is the largest investment made by Musgrave MarketPlace in our delivery fleet to date, underlining our commitment to ensuring a timely, quality service to our customers. It means that we can now offer Ireland’s widest wholesale range of over 12,000 products, to our 40,000 customers nationwide with an even greater efficiency.”

Barry O’Neill, Supply Chain Director Musgrave MarketPlace said, “The improvements to our network are a very important part of delivering on our commitment to customers in providing unrivalled quality and value. We are continually investing to deliver on our brand promise of ‘first for value, first for choice and first for service’.”