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 […]
Stobart Group has reported a busy Christmas in its transport and distribution businesses, as EBIT (earnings before interest and tax) for the final four months of 2013 grew.
Scania is celebrating its best ever year in the UK with a total of 6,846 trucks registered in 2013, up 47% on 2012, lifting its share of the heavy truck market (18 tonnes GVW plus) from 16.1% to 18.1%.
Eddie Stobart and AW Jenkinson Forest Products will add 1,500 Euro-6 Scanias to their fleets as part of a renewed joint procurement agreement.