Panther Warehousing launched three new services at the Metapack Delivery Conference earlier this week. Although predominantly a two-man delivery firm, its new Solo service will see items too large for mechanical sortation delivered by a single courier to the customer’s home. The second and third new offerings, Deliver and Build and Installation services, see Panther employees assembling and installing the goods in the home after delivering them. Last year Panther told Motortransport.co.uk it was planning to launch a Sunday delivery […]
Heavy truck sales are expected to surge at least 10% in 2013 compared with this year as operators delay buying Euro-6 vehicles, which will replace Euro-5 in 2014. The predicted spike in Euro-5 sales in 2013 is expected to result in longer lead times for new trucks. One operator, Andrew Spence-Wolrich, general manager of bulk specialist Hargreaves Transport, has been told he must order Euro-5 trucks by March 2013 to be sure of getting them. Truck makers MT spoke to […]
The Metropolitan Police’s Cycle Task Force has unveiled the latest tool to help it in its Exchanging Places cyclist safety awareness programme – an MAN TGX truck.