CM Downton has made a £4.5m investment in its fleet after a take-off in demand, purchasing 50 new tractor units and 60 curtainsided trailers. The orders consist of 30 MAN TGX 6x2s, rated at 480hp; 20 Daf XFs, rated at 460hp; and 60 trailers from Tiger Trailers, featuring an over chassis beam floor and a load restraint system suitable for the movement of kegs, bottles and paper reels. The fleet will be put into operation across its nationwide network. The […]
Asset Alliance Group will provide Manchester-based Bunzl Retail Supplies with 23 DAF XF 6×2 tractor units.
Vehicle rental firm Ryder has relocated its Northampton operation to larger premises in the Swan Valley area.
Abbey Logistics made it a double whammy at last night’s MT Awards, picking up Haulier of the Year and Business Excellence Awards – also joining an exclusive club of just three other firms who have won Haulier of the Year twice. Innovations included the development of a twin-cargo trailer, capable of carrying liquid and palletised goods, and encouraging young people into the industry via their MD’s Think Logistics initiative. The judges said: “This company has a clear vision and knows […]