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 […]
UK Mail has won a distribution contract with Shropshire-based bird food provider CJ WildBird Foods. The contract, which was effective from July, will see the parcel carrier collect from the wildlife feed retailer every day and deliver its products throughout the UK and Ireland. The retailer switched its distribution contract after reviewing the service it received from its previous carrier. Group commercial manager Linda Hanks said it chose UK Mail due to its quote on price and service and said […]
Volkswagen’s plans to sell Traton Group, which contains the Scania and MAN brands, have been revived.