Tesco has taken delivery of 28 Volvo FM tractor-units for operation in Northern Ireland. The new trucks will operate out of the supermarket’s Belfast and Antrim DCs, and take its fleet in the province to 35 trucks and 155 trailers. Nine more Volvo FMs are due for delivery before December too, all via Dennison Commercials. John Larosa, regional engineer for Tesco Distribution, said: “We have a very strong partnership with Dennisons for fifteen years now, since Tesco was first introduced […]
Maritime Transport has ordered more than 200 new vehicles, including Next Generation Scanias, to enter its fleet later this year.
New figures from Northern Ireland’s Department of the Environment (DOE) suggest there are still many operators who should hold restricted operating licences there but do not, after changes to the operator licensing scheme back in 2012.
Volvo Group has made a €400m (£317m) provision after being notified by the European Commission (EC) that it is suspected of involvement in a cartel, along with several other heavy- and medium-duty truck manufacturers.