Abbey Logistics has taken delivery of the UK’s first Daf CF Silent to work on its British Salt contract making early morning and evening deliveries into the capital. Featuring Daf’s Silent Mode technology, the urban tractor and Felbinder command-steer tanker combination is said to provide a high degree of manoeuvrability in city centre locations delivering to London’s hospitals, restaurants and hotels. The Bootle, Merseyside operator said it worked closely with the manufacturer to ensure an “exacting and lightweight” 6×2 tractor […]
The industry needs to re-examine its relationship with its customers if it is to end the rate squeeze, according to Bullet Express MD David McCutcheon. Responding to news last week that despite growth in the pallet sector, rates remained under acute pressure, McCutcheon said: “As a haulier of more than 22 years, rates have never been better for clients.” McCutcheon, who is a Pall-Ex member and has a 50-strong fleet of vehicles, said: “While pallet networks remain invaluable to hauliers, […]
Fowler Welch has revealed to MT that it is running an extensive Euro-6 trial, ahead of its planned fleet replacement purchasing next year.