TNT Express has spent £12m on 300 Euro-5 mid-range trucks as part of its fleet renewal programme. It has placed an outright purchase order for a total of 261 7.5 tonne trucks comprising of Daf LF45s, MAN TGL 7.150s and Iveco 75E 16s alongside a further 39 12 tonne Iveco 120 EEL18s. TNT told Motortransport.co.uk that its fleet purchase strategy remains the same following the deal – “to purchase an allocation on an annual basis, replacing old vehicles as they […]
Norfolk haulier Foulger Transport has taken delivery of seven new Euro-5 Mercedes-Benz Actros trucks. The units join its 100-plus strong, predominantly Daf, fleet.
Daf Trucks UK MD Ray Ashworth is to retire after 48 years in the UK truck industry.
TNT Express has confirmed that the European Commission has temporarily suspended a merger bid with rival postal company UPS. Despite the delay, which will allow the EU regulator to compile more information, TNT Express say that they “would still anticipate a closing in the fourth quarter.” A spokesman for TNT Express tells MT.co.uk: “We have been notified of what is expected to be a temporary delay in the European Commission’s review process. Suspensions are not uncommon, it’s the result of […]