Maritime Transport has bought its first Next Generation Scanias as part of a 105-vehicle order from the manufacturer. The bulk of the order is made up of 100 R-series tractor units with Highline cabs, which will be distributed across the operator’s 27 UK sites. The last of the highlines will have been delivered by October this year. Maritime also bought five of the latest models – three R450s and two S500s- to put their efficiency, sustainability and driver comfort to […]
Nick Matthews, formerly MD of Roadways Container Logistics, has joined Pentalver as general manager of its Cannock operation just weeks after Roadways was bought by Maritime Transport.
Maritime Transport has created two new director positions to handle distribution and container transport at the firm. Simon Smart and David Boomer, both previously operations directors at the firm, have become MD, container transport and MD, containers respectively. Maritime says the appointments were required to strengthen senior management at the firm and provide focus on two of its key areas of business. John Williams, group MD, says: “These promotions have been made to create the next generation of Managing Directors […]
Logistics firm Howard Tenens has put two 26-tonne rigid dedicated gas vehicles on the road, believed to be among the first to operate in the UK.