Cumbria Logistics, specialist in the movement of palletised freight and packaged hazardous goods, has added two new D280 4×2 rigids to its 40-strong mixed fleet with a third to be delivered later this year. Dealer service, truck availability and previously positive experiences of Renault Trucks and Border Trucks were cited as the key drivers in the new vehicle selection.
DAF completes its successful New Generation XD, XF, XG and XG+ range with a suite of double-driven tractors and rigids for off- and on-road applications. These include the new XDC and XFC Construction vehicles that are now also available in 4×2 axle versions. For applications that require lowest vulnerability without the need for off-road capabilities, DAF introduces the new Extra Robust version of the XD and XF. In short, there is a New Generation DAF for every application.
WB Power Services (WBPS) have taken delivery of two new 44T 6×2 DAF FTG XF 480 Super Space Cab Tractor Units from Hexagon Leasing on contract hire.
The company specialises in generator sales, hire and maintenance including diesel generators, hybrid generators and UPS systems, and this is the first time they have worked with Hexagon.
Logistics provides the perfect working environment for women, according to business group Logistics UK, particularly for those returning to work after a career break. On this, International Women’s Day (08 March), the organisation is highlighting the industry’s wide variety of roles available, ranging from postal workers to purchasing directors, and encouraging women to consider it as an employment option.
The haulage industry plays a vital role in the global economy, transporting goods that keep our businesses and daily lives moving. For this reason, iDuct, a provider of ducting solutions, has produced this article to address the importance of planning for a sustainable future in this crucial industry.
Logistics solutions provider, Bartrums, has added three more Fruehauf stepframe bathtub tipping trailers to its fleet to boost its UK-wide malt barley haulage operation.
Adam Watmough called in at Mercedes-Benz Unimog Dealer Arthur Ibbett to collect a spare tyre for his 1996 off-roader – and came away intent on buying a new vehicle!
A haulier specialising in festival and conference logistics has expanded its trailer fleet – including one with a special paint job.
UK’s leading Hotel, Restaurant and Catering linen providers, turn to MAN for their fleet of the future
Hotel, Restaurant and Catering Linen providers Johnsons Hotel Restaurant and Catering By Stalbridge, have just taken delivery of a fleet of New MAN TGE vans.
SUSTAINABLE manufacturer Ball Beverage Packaging EMEA has reduced its inbound supply chain carbon emissions by 82% following a partnership with global supply chain company Woodland Group.
Three new Mercedes-Benz Atego delivery trucks are helping Dayla Drinks get around in the Home Counties, serving up the wholesaler’s range of beers, wines, spirits, soft drinks and snacks to the hospitality industry.
Ricardo, a global strategic, environmental, and engineering consulting company, has announced it is working on a project to revolutionise long distance heavy transport, with the aim of creating zero emission, flexible vehicle platforms with modular powertrains serving the long-haul freight ecosystem.
Stockport-based Robert Walker has taken delivery of two new Volvo FH 540 Dual Clutch 6×2 tractor units, each equipped with Globetrotter XL cabs and I-Park Cool to guarantee its drivers maximum comfort on overnight shifts.
Running a trucking company can be a complex and challenging business. With so many moving parts and variables to keep track of, it can be challenging to stay on top of everything. This is where worxTMS comes in – our state-of-the-art transportation management system can revolutionize the way you manage your trucking company, saving you time and money while improving your bottom line.
XPO marks International Women’s Day with conversations between women leaders and employees across Europe
XPO, a leading provider of innovative transport and logistics solutions in Europe, is actively involved in promoting all forms of diversity and inclusion as a daily part of its culture. The company will celebrate International Women´s Day by reaffirming its commitment to providing women with equal access to all job positions, as evidenced by the company’s first-ever discussion series connecting women leaders to colleagues across Europe.
Youngs Transportation and Logistics Ltd has added the first two Renault Trucks artics to its 150+ strong fleet. Supplied by Renault Truck Commercials, the 13 litre T520 High 6×2 pushers are also the first vehicles showcasing the haulage company’s new branding.
Volvo Trucks has supplied CEMEX with its first fully electric, zero exhaust emission heavy-duty concrete mixer. The battery electric truck marks the next step in the two companies global collaboration in deploying electromobility solutions.
XPO, a leading provider of freight transportation services, and Schneider Electric, a global leader in digital energy management and automation, have deployed a new multimodal freight solution between France and the United Kingdom (UK). The sustainable road-rail combination is the latest innovation in the companies’ longstanding European partnership.
Dry freight specialist Uptons Transport Services has taken delivery of its first trailer from Schmitz Cargobull – a new S.CS FIXED ROOF curtainsider semi-trailer, featuring the manufacturer’s robust yet light weight modular design providing optimum payload.
135-years and 400 vehicles later: Sir Edward Leigh MP joins local transport company for milestone vehicle delivery
Lincolnshire based transport operator, J Bradshaw and Sons Ltd, have takendelivery of their 400th vehicle as part of a special event at their Sturton by Stow depot, celebrating their 135-year history.
MNS Developments says two new sloper smoothsider tippers supplied by Fruehauf are delivering on their promise, after the haulier increased its focus on agricultural work.