Miniclipper Logistics has taken delivery of nine new MAN TGX tractor units and two new Volvo FL5 12-tonne rigids from Dawsonrentals. The trucks, replacements for Euro-5 vehicles, are fitted with Microlise fleet management systems with forward-facing cameras linked to the system. Miniclipper fleet director Dave Lightfoot said: “We did put telematics on our fleet a number of years ago, but expect this to be a major improvement.” He added that he expected to see a reduction in fuel consumption and […]
Tyneside Express Transport has put three MAN TGX 440hp 6×2 tractors on the road, all with XXL sleeper cabs.
Malcolm Group has taken delivery of its first Euro-6 Volvo FM, and placed an order for 30 more, basing its decision on the performance of its existing Euro-5 FM units.
Wincanton were the big winners at the 32nd annual Motor Transport Awards last night, taking home Haulier of the Year against some stiff competition in the shape of Elddis Transport and Abbey Logistics – both of which were looking to take the biggest prize in transport for a second and third time respectively. As is now almost traditional at the MT Awards, DPD took home a handful of prizes; including awards for Innovation; Customer Care and Home Delivery Operator of […]