Knights of Old has acquired 10 new Scanias at short notice for a contract renewal – and had them decked out in a new livery. Paul Abbott, group director, said the R450 tractor units were needed to facilitate the unnamed contract and so the company relied on ‘stock’ vehicles already in the country in factory white. “We decided at that point to look at options for wrapping and agreed this was an attractive option and something slightly different and fresh […]
Scania (GB) has won an order for at least 2,250 trucks from Consortium Purchasing, an operation led by William Stobart, executive chairman of Greenwhitestar Acquisitions (which owns Eddie Stobart, The Pallet Network and iForce), and Allan Jenkinson (owner of A W Jenkinson Forest Products).
Scania (Great Britain) has appointed Paul Smith as marketing director with a brief to bring on board “fresh thinking and ideas” in the face of “rapid and radical change” in the automotive industry.
“I’m sat looking at an old Commercial Motor cover from 2010”, says Elddis Transport MD Nigel Cook. “There’s a big picture of an Elddis truck on it with the words ‘collaboration is key to success’. Nothing has changed.”