Southampton-based IPL Haulage has added a quartet of Daf XFs to its 30-strong fleet and opened a storage facility in Totton. The 6×2 units feature 460hp MX-13 engines, automated gearboxes, Super Space Cabs and Daf telematics. They were acquired on a four-year funding package through local Daf dealer Adams Morey, with five-year Daf R&M contracts. Four used Euro-5 Daf XFs have also been put into operation. MD Ian Percival said: “It’s in the third and fourth year of ownership when […]
Vehicle rental firm Ryder has ordered 400 new tractor units to refresh its current fleet, along with 350 new trailers.
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 […]
DBC Foodservice had no vehicle assets despite having 230 of them when it went under in March, as its fleet was run on a contract-hire basis. The £300m turnover company supplied some of the best known cafes, restaurants and bars on the high Street including Caffé Nero, Prezzo, Loch Fyne and vodka bar chain Revolution. DBC’s fleet of mainly Dafs delivered 8,000 multi-temperature products to customers each year. However, after attempts to sell the business earlier this year failed, administrator […]