Fowler Welch has revealed to MT that it is running an extensive Euro-6 trial, ahead of its planned fleet replacement purchasing next year. Nick Hay, MD of the chilled, ambient and FMCG operator, said the company will be trialling 24 Euro-6 tractor units, comprising: five each from MAN, Mercedes-Benz and Scania, due for delivery by December this year; four from Daf, which will be on the road by January; and five from Volvo, which have already started working out of […]
DBC Foodservice had no vehicle assets despite having 230 of them when it went under in March, as its fleet was run on a contract-hire basis. The £300m turnover company supplied some of the best known cafes, restaurants and bars on the high Street including Caffé Nero, Prezzo, Loch Fyne and vodka bar chain Revolution. DBC’s fleet of mainly Dafs delivered 8,000 multi-temperature products to customers each year. However, after attempts to sell the business earlier this year failed, administrator […]
Scania has completed its Next Generation line-up with the launch of the low entry L-series cab, designed for urban operations where direct vision is essential.
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 […]