Bibby Distribution has placed what is believed to be the largest single order for Euro-6 trucks with over 150 rigid and artic Mercedes-Benz vehicles to be delivered in 2014 and 2015. The deal is part of a £20 million fleet renewal and expansion programme that will also see the arrival of 25 Euro-5 New Actros units before Christmas – the first Mercedes-Benz trucks to join Bibby’s fleet – and 22 18 tonne rigids in the New Year. The Euro-6 fleet […]
The DfT will offer longer semi-trailers on a first come, first served basis before next year, after admitting the current timescale for getting the trial’s 1,800 units onto the UK’s roads will not be met.
Truck manufacturers need a “massive” spike in sales in December to hit the predicted total of 45,000 vehicle registrations over 6-tonne for 2013 – the last year Euro-5 trucks can be built for sale in the European Union.
Hargreaves Logistics is to adopt a franchise programme to boost subcontractor retention and create a more flexible fleet.