Volvo Trucks UK had a “very good year” in 2016, increasing sales for the second year in a row, according to commercial director Mike Corcoran. Corcoran became commercial director in 2015. He was previously used truck director, and has since presided over growth in Volvo’s UK sales. In the five years to 2013 it averaged 4,000 trucks a year; since then it has boosted that rate to 6,000, meaning it sold 10,000 more trucks than in the last five years […]
Maritime Transport has ordered more than 200 new vehicles, including Next Generation Scanias, to enter its fleet later this year.
Malcolm Logistics unveiled its 50ft container at Multimodal yesterday (30 April), one of 40 that the company plans to introduce to both its road and rail operations.
FMCG specialist Fowler Welch has ordered 130 MAN TGXs, in a deal that will see around one-third of its three year-old Volvo fleet replaced. Included in the predominantly Euro-5 order are five Euro-6 tractors with the same specification. These will be run as part of a wider trial to assess comparative performance and cost-efficiencies. Fowler Welch fleet manager Paul Allera says: “Ambient product producers are also looking for those same high levels of expertise and logistics efficiency we bring to […]