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To demonstrate using case study examples the benefits the freight indsutry can make by using aerodynamics on tractor units and semi-trailers.
This Case Study, featuring TNT and Somerfield shows how the use of aerodynamic features have achieved fuel savings for both fleets by using double-deck trunking operations, redesigned roof trailers and by undertaking a study of both aerodynamic vehicles and non-aerodynamic vehicles.
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Cost to the Department: £7,510.00
Actual start date: 01 January 2006
Actual completion date: 01 June 2006
Smoothing the Flow at TNT Express and Somerfield using Truck Aerodynamic Styling
Author: DfT - Freight Best Practice Programme
Publication date: 01/06/2006
Source: Freight Best Practice Programme
More information: http://www.freightbestpractice.org.uk