Drinks wholesaler Matthew Clark has taken delivery of 13 custom-built Dafs from its vehicle supplier Ryder, in a bid to increase the load capacity of its 190-strong fleet and further improve operational efficiency. Matthew Clark has estimated, with assistance from Ryder, that it can increase its fleet carrying capacity by 16% by replacing its existing 12 and 18-tonne vehicles with 21 and 26-tonne variants. “We handle more than 15,000 customer deliveries during a typical week so managing operational costs is […]
Daf has two trucks in with a chance of continuing the manufacturer’s winning streak in the Motor Transport Awards Fleet Truck of the Year. The shortlist, announced at the CV Show on 10 April by Dave spence, European channel marketing manager at award sponsor Chevron, sees the Daf XF 105 and LF 45/55 matched against the Mercedes-Benz New Actros, the Volvo FH and the Scania G-series. The winner will be announced at the biggest night in road transport, the MT […]
Operators appear to be ramping-up their Euro-5 purchasing activity ahead of the Euro-6 emissions deadline, a leading financing and vehicle leasing company has said.
16) David Hunt, vice president and MD, Ryder Europe At the top of the biggest truck rental and leasing provider in the UK, David Hunt, vice president and MD for Ryder Europe, has great influence over the sector.