Batemans Brewery has taken on six custom built Daf LFs at 21, 18 and 12-tonnes GVW, as it looks to refresh its fleet and boost carrying capacity. The vehicles, supplied on contract hire from Ryder, have custom-built Bevan curtainsiders bodies with a low deck height and low profile tyres and wheels. MD Stuart Bateman said: “We already had some vehicles on contract hire from Ryder, so we decided to renew and upgrade the entire fleet in one go and combine […]
Daf has two trucks in with a chance of continuing the manufacturer’s winning streak in the Motor Transport Awards Fleet Truck of the Year. The shortlist, announced at the CV Show on 10 April by Dave spence, European channel marketing manager at award sponsor Chevron, sees the Daf XF 105 and LF 45/55 matched against the Mercedes-Benz New Actros, the Volvo FH and the Scania G-series. The winner will be announced at the biggest night in road transport, the MT […]
Grocontinental has opened a £6.5m chilled warehouse and taken delivery of 65 new trucks in response to increasing customer demand.