Lubricants blender Exol Lubricants has increased its delivery fleet to 18 vehicles, following the addition of a new Euro-5 Scania unit. The 13-litre Euro-5 G440 6×2 tractive unit entered operation for Exol in January and was joined in May by a new 36,000 litre Lakeland Tankers trailer with a lightweight chassis and alloy wheels. The combination, which joins a fleet of eight other artics and nine rigids, is being used for national distribution of oils and lubricants and is expected […]
Following its acquisition of Browns Chilled Distribution in September, Newmarket, Suffolk-based Turners (Soham) has started taking delivery of 50 new Mercedes-Benz Actros tractive units as part of a replacement programme for the Browns fleet. The trucks, which are all 6x2s, will be based at Browns’ Bicker site, near Spalding, and will operate at maximum GVW on a mix of regional and national work, said Turners’ group fleet engineer Tim King. Around 20 of the new trucks are already on the […]
Bibby Distribution has spent £1.2m on 18 new tankers for its food ingredients logistics operation.