Drinks wholesaler Matthew Clark has taken delivery of 13 custom-built Dafs from its vehicle supplier Ryder, in a bid to increase the load capacity of its 190-strong fleet and further improve operational efficiency. Matthew Clark has estimated, with assistance from Ryder, that it can increase its fleet carrying capacity by 16% by replacing its existing 12 and 18-tonne vehicles with 21 and 26-tonne variants. “We handle more than 15,000 customer deliveries during a typical week so managing operational costs is […]
TNT Express has spent £12m on 300 Euro-5 mid-range trucks as part of its fleet renewal programme.
Arrow XL has spent £2m on 40 new 7.5-tonne DAF LFs.
Sir Peter Hendy, commissioner at TfL, opened the fourth meeting of the Construction Logistics and Cycle Safety (Clocs) initiative with an admission: “I did not expect this activity to grow as quickly as it has.” He added later in his keynote speech: “You all work on relatively thin margins but you’re bursting with ideas about how to make things safer.”