Leicester-based Premier Logistics has bought five New Actros units with BigSpace cabs from its local branch of Midlands Mercedes-Benz dealer Mertrux. The additions are to keep pace with business growth and will take its fleet size close to 90 trucks. Last month, the company added a second southern site to its expanding operation after buying the business and assets of collapsed haulier Cobley Transport (Reading). The deal for the Thatcham depot of Cobley Transport (Reading) provided Premier with a second […]
Prohire has invested nearly £1m in its ‘spot rental’ fleet as demand for hire vehicles continues to increase.
Premier Logistics will shortly begin offering a refused loads service at its new 200,000ft² home in Coalville, Leicestershire.
Mercedes-Benz Commercial Vehicles MD Ian Jones has retired with immediate effect. In a statement the Executive Board of Mercedes-Benz UK says it wants to offer Jones “best wishes for the future”. Under Jones’s reign the Sprinter won the Motor Transport Award for Fleet Van of the Year for four consecutive years. The firm adds that under Jones’s leadership Mercedes-Benz Commercial Vehicles had “a number of notable successes, including putting Mercedes-Benz on the top spot for the UK tractor market”. A […]