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 […]
Leicester-based Premier Logistics has bought five New Actros units with BigSpace cabs from its local branch of Midlands Mercedes-Benz dealer Mertrux.
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 […]
Linwood, Renfrewshire logistics firm the Malcolm Group has taken delivery of 40 Volvo FM11 tractive units, following a fuel trial in which it achieved over 9mpg.