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 […]
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.
Fowler Welch has reported a broadly static half-yearly revenue for the period ended 30 September, achieving £78.1m (2013:£78.2m), with its operating margin also holding firm at 2.7% (2013:2.7%).
Scania is underlining its confidence in the reliability of its Euro-6 range by becoming the first manufacturer to offer a three year repair and maintenance package as standard on all new long haul and distribution trucks. The “bumper to bumper” package covers everything except out of hours servicing and annual tests.