Perhaps there is no better industry bar a few than road freight transport which is a first-hand witness of the chaos that happens before the Holidays in December. What has been the rule for the past few years is that in Europe, road freight transport is very cyclical and peaks during the fourth quarter of the year, with a slump in the few following months. Then, much like all of the greenery in the wild, it begins to blossom once again throughout the warmest period of the year until we once again decorate our homes with various Christmas ornaments.
When Attridge Scaffolding needed a new 7.5-tonner, the FUSO Canter was always going to be in pole position.
So impressed was container transport specialist Vicovanu with the fuel returns from its first five Mercedes-Benz tractor units that it returned to Motus Truck & Van shortly afterwards and purchased another three.
New service centres will open in parts of the UK & Ireland where demand for Hiab products continues to grow, as the company adopts an agile approach to supporting the needs of its customers.
Campeys of Selby has taken delivery of seven New Generation DAF XG 450 tractor units featuring DAF’s ‘FTG’ 6×2 mid-lift axle configuration, with a further 12 units scheduled for delivery before Christmas.
A leading workwear specialist has broken with its previous policy of sourcing trucks from more than one manufacturer by placing a single, landmark order for vehicles from the Mercedes-Benz Atego light- and medium-duty distribution range.
The UK’s largest independent furniture retailer, Furniture Village, has extended its six-year relationship with Asset Alliance Group by refreshing part of its home delivery fleet with 15 MAN and eight DAF trucks.
Waste-water specialist Universal Tanker Group has taken delivery of the first of a total order of 38 new Volvo FMX rigid trucks that are set to join its rapidly expanding fleet throughout the next 12 months.
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A leading palletised freight distributor has made significant improvements in vehicle management and compliance control since using TruTac’s products.
Palletways UK is using the Road Haulage Association’s (RHA) National Lorry Week 2022 to heap praise on and celebrate its network of drivers that work tirelessly to help keep the nation moving.
Electrifies long-distance transport, protects the climate and relieves the burden on transport companies: MAN eTruck picks up speed
Presented for the first time to a large audience at the IAA Transportation 2022, the future large-series eTruck from MAN is taking significant steps towards the future: it is prepared for the coming megawatt charging standard and is therefore suitable for heavy long-distance transport, but also covers all regional and distribution transport services provided by diesel trucks today. Whether green steel for industry or organic milk for the supermarket: with the MAN eTruck, transport becomes sustainable and CO2-free.
Asset Alliance Group is supplying the UK’s leading pizza company Domino’s with 15 Mercedes-Benz trucks, eight Scania rigids and eight DAF tractors, in a significant deal that supports the company’s nationwide supply chain as well as its environmental ambitions.
Guernsey-based construction company Rihoy & Son has recently taken delivery of their third Isuzu 7.5 tonne tipper truck; however, this is their first Isuzu to feature the popular Easyshift automated transmission.
London-based Spartan Distribution Limited, has taken delivery of a Renault Trucks T480 6×2, supplied by Renault Trucks approved dealer, Allports Group, as its flagship vehicle.
Farnborough Van & Truck Hire (FVTH) is one of the first UK operators to take DAF Trucks’ new DAF PowerLine fully automatic gearbox; part of a raft of driveline upgrades designed to deliver up to a 7% improvement in fuel economy for the market leader’s hugely popular DAF LF range.
PepsiCo UK launches new green logistics initiatives, to save over 1,200 tonnes of GHG emissions each year
PepsiCo UK has announced a series of new innovations across its logistics operation, which are set to lead to a 1,200-tonne reduction in greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions each year across its UK supply chain once fully rolled-out1.
East Yorkshire logistics provider Harrison Solway have taken delivery of six new curtainsider trailers from SDC, the first in a promising new relationship with the firm. The investment is part of a wider growth strategy from the logistics firm, which specialise in the transport of food, grocery, and general products across the UK.
Leading parcel delivery company DPD has completed a series of engineering tests with the full-electric Volta Zero, as part of wider Beta Trials for the new, 16-tonne vehicle.
As a result of an expansion of its business, Swindon-based FMT Logistics Ltd has taken delivery of its first Renault Trucks T520 High. Supplied by Sparks Commercials, the new Renault truck has been added to the 23-strong tractor unit fleet and will be working on FMT Logistics’ growing number of contracts pulling refrigerated trailers across the UK and Europe.
There is no option for businesses to keep up with the latest technologies and advancements. When it comes to logistics organizations, the expectations have increased as well. The supply chain consists of various components, which, if monitored and managed appropriately, lead to increased business sales.
A Birmingham-based logistics and warehouse specialist is investing £10 million in a purpose-built warehouse in West Bromwich to support continued growth.
When Best UK Transport needed another concrete mixer truck for work in and around London, owner-driver Andrei Balean returned without hesitation for a second eight-wheeled Mercedes-Benz Econic.
Family-owned national foodservice wholesaler Creed Foodservice has taken delivery of three 12-tonne rigid trucks fitted with the UK’s first Carrier Transicold Xarios® 8 multi-temperature (MT) units, the company’s powerful new direct drive systems that merge high cooling capacity with reduced fuel costs and lower emissions. Carrier Transicold is a part of Carrier Global Corporation (NYSE: CARR), the leading global provider of healthy, safe, sustainable and intelligent building and cold chain solutions.