Eddie Stobart and AW Jenkinson Forest Products will add 1,500 Euro-6 Scanias to their fleets as part of a renewed joint procurement agreement. Orders will be placed throughout 2014 and 2015, including an initial order for 150 vehicles, in what the manufacturer described as its biggest Euro-6 order to date. The first order consists of 410hp G-series 4×2 trucks fitted with sleeper cabs for Eddie Stobart, 450hp R-series 6×2 tractors with Highline cabs for AW Jenkinson, and 450hp R-series 8×2 […]
Palletforce member Evans Transport has spent £2.5m on more fuel efficient vehicles in the past year, as part of an on-going fleet replacement programme.
Cleaner lorries will receive a 10% discount on the HGV Road User Levy from next year as part of the government’s plans to improve air quality.
Stobart Group has revealed it is abandoning its plan to launch a savings bond. In a statement to the City yesterday, the group said it had walked away from a plan revealed on 13 November that would have seen it launch a six-year retail bond with a fixed rate of 5.5% per year. The closing date for bond applications – the issue of which was being managed by investment bank Canaccord Genuity – was today (27 November). In a statement […]