FCC Environment is strengthening its fleet after landing a major five year recycling deal with three councils. The waste management company, which has operating licenses for around 285 trucks and 130 trailers, has taken delivery of 12 new three-axle Daf tractor units, supplied by F&G Commercials, and 13 new 44-tonne Walking Floor trailers supplied by BMI. The vehicles will be used to support a five-year waste management contract, known as re3, with Bracknell Forest, Reading and Wokingham Borough Councils. The partnership’s […]
Truck manufacturers need a “massive” spike in sales in December to hit the predicted total of 45,000 vehicle registrations over 6-tonne for 2013 – the last year Euro-5 trucks can be built for sale in the European Union.
Sir Peter Hendy, commissioner at TfL, opened the fourth meeting of the Construction Logistics and Cycle Safety (Clocs) initiative with an admission: “I did not expect this activity to grow as quickly as it has.” He added later in his keynote speech: “You all work on relatively thin margins but you’re bursting with ideas about how to make things safer.”
8) Ray Ashworth Title: MD Daf Trucks UK One in every three trucks registered every month is a Daf, which means arguably, he is man who ultimately dictates the price of anywhere between 26% to 30% of new trucks bought in the UK.