Former MAN Truck and Bus UK CEO Des Evans has joined Axis Fleet Management as a non-executive director. With more than 40 years of industry experience, Evans (pictured) received an OBE last year for services to the motor industry. He won the Motor Transport Services to Industry Award in 2014. Evans said he will be helping executive chairman Robert Montague and his operational management team develop their digital strategy through his association with Aston Business School, where he is an honorary […]
Miniclipper Logistics has expanded its operations and vehicle fleet due to increased demand for warehousing from existing customers, as well as new business wins. The operator has taken on an 87,000ft² warehouse a mile from its main base in Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, boosting its overall warehousing capacity to 200,000ft². Jayne Masters, sales director at Miniclipper, said it had taken on the 15-year lease following an increasing appetite from both existing and new customers for storage space. She said the company, […]
MAN will continue with a two-pronged approach to truck sales in the UK for the foreseeable future, offering operators a choice of new Euro-6 or used Euro-5 vehicles well into 2014.
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.