Middlesbrough-based multimodal haulier AV Dawson has taken delivery of four Actros 2545 trucks with 449hp straight-6 engines and StreamSpace cabs. The trucks were ordered through Bell Truck and Van after the operator trialled Euro-6 models, where an Actros 2545 averaged 8.9mpg. Two of the trucks are being used on long-distance container and general haulage work, while the other two are used on double-shifted work and local deliveries. All are being inspected and serviced under seven-year Mercedes-Benz R&M contracts at the […]
Ryder has taken delivery of a multi-marque Euro-6 demonstrator fleet to enable its rental and contract hire customers to carry out their own road trials.
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.
Hargreaves Logistics is to adopt a franchise programme to boost subcontractor retention and create a more flexible fleet.