The London Evening Standard newspaper has taken 33 Fuso Canter trucks on contract hire from Rygor to service its distribution needs. Based at the newspaper’s new DC in Greenwich, the 7.5 tonne Canters are used to collect newspapers from the printing facility in Broxbourne, Hertfordshire, for onwards distribution to retailers and newsstands. The trucks, maintained under a Charterway contract agreement, replace the newspaper’s previous fleet of Mercedes-Benz Sprinter vans. Tim Freeman, head of distribution at the London Evening Standard, said: […]
Stobart Energy and Bridgestone have teamed up for the first time, with the biomass fuel supplier opting to run its fleet exclusively on Duravis 002 tyres.
Brit European Transport is investing in a fleet of 24 new dual-fuel vehicles to service a contract with long-term customer and construction equipment manufacturer JCB. The firm, which has worked with JCB for 15 years, has just signed a new five-year deal with optional two-year extension to distribute finished JCB products from production sites in Staffordshire to dealers and export ports around the country. The dual-fuel trucks, all Mercedes-Benz Actros diesel/compressed natural gas (CNG) 6×2 tractive units, are being brought […]
Toy retailer The Entertainer has renewed its tracked parcel distribution contract with City Link, quadrupling the amount of parcels it handles for the company. City Link has held the contract for eight years and will manage the retailer’s next day deliveries out of its Bicester, Oxfordshire, depot. “We are delighted to have been appointed the sole carrier for The Entertainer, especially as our tender focused purely on the service we were already providing,” said Tim Brown, sales and marketing director […]