Malcolm Construction, part of Scotland’s Malcolm Group, has started to take delivery of 50 new trucks fitted with Hyva tipping equipment. All but one of the trucks are Scania P370 tippers, split between 29 with day cabs and 20 fitted with sleepers. They feature Alpha FC137 tipping gear and 32t Hardox and aluminium alloy bodies built by Falkirk-based Outreach. The 50th and last is an all-bolted Hyva Titan hookloader mounted to a Scania chassis. Freddie McAllister, fleet engineer at Malcolm Construction, […]
Wincanton is putting safety first in its latest fleet upgrade with the addition of 100 Mercedes-Benz Actros tractor units.
Meachers Global Logistics has made its biggest investment in LGVs this year, after it splashed out £1.25m on 16 new Mercedes-Benz tractors. The modernisation programme will see the company taking delivery of the Mercedes Actros trucks in the months leading up to Christmas. They will operate out of Meachers’ headquarters in Nursling, Southampton and also its Derby depot, undertaking general haulage work throughout the UK. The company said the vehicles were chosen for their economical and environmental performance, as well […]
The Freight Transport Association (FTA) is urging operators to prioritise safety and compliance, following a Metropolitan Police operation in London on Monday (18 November), which saw more than 20% of lorries stopped issued with fixed penalty notices totalling £2,300.