Four leading truck manufacturers will take the stage again at the Microlise Transport Conference next week. Hosted by Motor Transport news editor Chris Druce, the Truck to the Future panel will discuss key issues affecting the road transport industry and its future. Members of the panel will include: Daf Trucks UK business planning director Laurence Drake; MAN Truck and Bus MD Thomas Hemmerich; Mark Grant, aftersales director at Scania GB; and Iveco UK product director Martin Flach. Registration is still […]
Scania is celebrating its best ever year in the UK with a total of 6,846 trucks registered in 2013, up 47% on 2012, lifting its share of the heavy truck market (18 tonnes GVW plus) from 16.1% to 18.1%.
Abbey Logistics made it a double whammy at last night’s MT Awards, picking up Haulier of the Year and Business Excellence Awards – also joining an exclusive club of just three other firms who have won Haulier of the Year twice. Innovations included the development of a twin-cargo trailer, capable of carrying liquid and palletised goods, and encouraging young people into the industry via their MD’s Think Logistics initiative. The judges said: “This company has a clear vision and knows […]