The new Scania R-series and S-series long haul tractor units that were unveiled this week were a big hit with the 1,200 major customers, dealers and press from around the world at a super-slick launch event in the Grand Palais in Paris. Ten years and SEK20bn (£1.8bn ) in the development, the new trucks received rave reviews from the 25 strong UK contingent, which was made up of some of Scania’s biggest fleet buyers and dealers principals. Andrew Malcolm, chief […]
Stobart Group has reported a busy Christmas in its transport and distribution businesses, as EBIT (earnings before interest and tax) for the final four months of 2013 grew.
Asda has taken delivery of 253 Scanias for its base, chilled and petroleum fleets – cementing a 23-year-old relationship between the retailer and manufacturer.
Gregory Distribution has opted to re-fleet with Scania trucks, with 300 units due to be delivered to the North Tawton, Devon-based operator during the next three-years. The decision to replace around two-thirds of Gregory’s vehicle fleet with Scanias comes after comparative fuel trials featuring trucks from four manufacturers. John Gregory, chief executive of Gregory Distribution, says: “The results were extremely encouraging and this, backed with factors such as driver appeal and the extensive range of maintenance services offered by Scania […]