West Yorkshire international haulier Brian Yeardley Continental (BYC) said the tide is turning for UK hauliers trying to compete on the continent, after a number of customers it lost several years ago returned to the company. MD Kevin Hopper told Motortransport.co.uk the return of such customers was the result of demand for reliability of just-in-time logistics practices by manufacturers. While UK hauliers cannot compete on the continent on price, said Hopper, they can still win business based on service. “What […]
Mercedes-Benz Trucks UK has recruited Ross Davies (pictured) as head of district management and connectivity, marking a return to the UK after 10 years in the Middle East.
Wave of truckstop closures could see drivers exceeding their hours, warns Brian Yeardley Continental
Brian Yeardley Continental has warned that the closure of the Folkestone Harbour and Alconbury truckstops, combined with the shutting down of French truckstops near Calais, could force UK drivers to exceed driving hours.
Liverpool-based Custom Glass has added six Mercedes-Benz Atego 7.5 tonners to its fleet after eStar Truck & Van’s chairman paid a visit to convince the glass supplier it was in safe hands.