Forward Trucking Services (FTS) has added two new trucks and three new trailers to its fleet. The two MAN 18-tonne Euro-6 vehicles increases the company’s truck fleet to 54. It has also added a Lawrence David and two Montracon trailers to boost its trailer fleet to 29. The company has just relocated to new premises located between Radlett and St Albans in Hertfordshire, which offers a 5,500m² yard and 1,300m² of office and warehouse space. It was previously based at […]
The European logistics director at Kimberly-Clark believes operators should push the DfT to introduce “super” semi-trailers into in its longer semi-trailer trial. Peter Surtees, European logistics director at Kimberly-Clark, was speaking after the publication of a University of Huddersfield report on high capacity vehicles (HCVs) last week. Impact Assessment: High-Capacity Vehicles, which was sponsored by the firm, claims operators could cut fuel consumption and carbon emissions by between 11% and 19% per unit of load (on a pallet/km basis) by […]
Retailer Asda has taken delivery of the last of 187 new trucks from Scania, comprising 120 for its retail distribution fleet, 55 for its primary distribution network and 12 for its petroleum distribution fleet.