Operators appear to be ramping-up their Euro-5 purchasing activity ahead of the Euro-6 emissions deadline, a leading financing and vehicle leasing company has said. Despite the poor sales performance in the first two months of 2013, CVS has claimed there are now signs that operators are starting to loosen the purse strings. “With the poor retail market around Christmas causing operators difficulties, it has been quite bleak,” said Richard Gosling, sales director at CVS. “However activity has been more positive […]
Truck manufacturers need a “massive” spike in sales in December to hit the predicted total of 45,000 vehicle registrations over 6-tonne for 2013 – the last year Euro-5 trucks can be built for sale in the European Union.
The FTA has signed a three-year sponsorship deal with Think Logistics, the educational scheme founded by Abbey Logistics MD Steve Granite that works to promote careers in logistics to students aged 16-19.
Scania has launched a fuel card based on cooperative principles, allowing operators to benefit from the bulk purchasing discounts usually reserved for the largest players in the sector. The Scania Fuel Card is administered by The Fuelcard People, with Scania buying fuel direct on members’ behalf to enhance the purchasing power of the collective. Scania’s scheme is free to join, offers a choice of fuel networks, features no minimum spend requirement and is charge-free for the first 12 months. David […]