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 […]
Haulage and logistics can forget a return to pre-pandemic sales unless it embraces the “low touch economy”, with investment in autonomous vehicles, localised supply chains and contactless delivery processes, according to a new report.
Hauliers are looking to use technology to maximise fleet efficiency to a greater degree than before the Covid-19 pandemic, according to software specialist FleetCheck which has seen more than 100 new users sign up to its fleet management software and volumes back to pre-coronavirus crisis levels.
Asda has said it anticipates saving a million litres of diesel a year from 50 new dual-fuel trucks it began taking delivery of last week.