Corporate Solutions Logistics (CSL) has added 44 trucks and trailers to its fleet to support growing volumes on its contract with supermarket chain Lidl. The Solihull-based operator has added 44 Montracon refrigerated trailers and 44 Euro-5 tractor units- a mixture of Daf, MAN and Mercedes- to its predominantly Daf fleet. This follows an order of a dozen Daf XF units earlier this year that were also put to work on the Lidl contract. The trucks, all Euro-5, have been taken […]
DAF engineers to be behind the wheel when HGV platoon trial takes to UK roads within the next few months
The UK’s first on-road HGV platooning trial will begin in spring next year with a convoy of three wirelessly connected DAF trucks driven in the first phase by the manufacturer’s engineers, Highways England has confirmed.
Trading at the transport operations at Welch’s Transport this year is “progressing well” after a “reasonable performance” in 2012, according to MD Jim Welch.
Wincanton is putting safety first in its latest fleet upgrade with the addition of 100 Mercedes-Benz Actros tractor units.