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 […]
Commercial vehicle rental firm Ryder has won a fleet replacement and maintenance contract with Safetykleen.
MT’s latest UK Commercial Vehicle Operator Report, produced in association with Texaco Lubricants, reveals the value of being smart. There’s much talk of the squeezed middle in British politics but the latest UK Commercial Vehicle Operator Report confirms the emergence of savvy operators forming a smart middle within road transport. These operators are pulling forward their purchasing to beat Euro-6, providing services to external clients via their in-house workshops, and making use of the latest technology to optimise the running […]