Commercial vehicle rental company Fraikin has made its biggest annual purchase of rental vehicles in a decade, with a three-phase order plan worth £13m for 2015 already underway. The three phases of its investment plan will see the company buy more than 300 new vehicles by the year’s end. Phases one and two have already been implemented, with the purchase of 216 rental vehicles. A combination of Iveco and Mercedes-Benz vehicles, the new additions to Fraikin’s fleet stretch from 3.4-tonnes […]
CitySprint has purchased Birmingham-based Network Logistics UK, continuing its recent acquisition spree.
TNT Express has confirmed that the European Commission has temporarily suspended a merger bid with rival postal company UPS. Despite the delay, which will allow the EU regulator to compile more information, TNT Express say that they “would still anticipate a closing in the fourth quarter.” A spokesman for TNT Express tells MT.co.uk: “We have been notified of what is expected to be a temporary delay in the European Commission’s review process. Suspensions are not uncommon, it’s the result of […]
A new category for vans powered by clean alternative fuels – Clean Fleet Van of the Year – has been introduced by the Motor Transport Awards.