Featherstone, West Yorkshire-based vehicle operator Brian Yeardley Continental has said it is “very disappointed” that new Euro-6 trucks cannot be delivered by some vehicle suppliers in the UK yet. MD Kevin Hopper told Motortransport.co.uk the firm wanted to trial Euro-6 tractors from Iveco, Scania and Volvo from May or June this year, before placing an order in September for new trucks to replace 12 older Volvo models in early 2014. But only Volvo was in a position to provide a […]
Howard Tenens has added two more dedicated 26-tonne dedicated gas Scania rigids to its fleet after the “highly successful” trial of its initial two units, which joined the operation in October 2017.
Lloyd Fraser Group has placed a 55-truck order with rental firm Ryder following a major 3PL contract win with an undisclosed fashion retailer. The order comprises 45 rigids – 16 Daf LF 7.5-tonners and 29 CF 18-tonne box trucks – which will be used on multi-drop delivery work, as well as 10 Renault Premium 44-tonne tractor units, which will be used on overnight trunking runs to the company’s five hubs. Ryder won the contract following a competitive tender, and Lloyd […]
SME operators will go out of business unless the government reforms its clean air zone (CAZ) policy and introduces ‘intelligent phasing’, the RHA has warned.