TNT has added 20 new Iveco Stralis tractor units to its fleet, following a six month trial with a demonstrator vehicle, covering 80,000km. The 4×2 units, supplied by Sherwood Truck and Van, will operate with dry freight box trailers decked out in the company’s orange livery, carrying freight and parcels from Alton, Southampton and Byfleet to TNT hubs across the UK. Steve Davis, national engineering manager at TNT UK, said: “Feedback on the demonstrator we trialled was very positive. In […]
FMCG specialist Fowler Welch has ordered 130 MAN TGXs, in a deal that will see around one-third of its three year-old Volvo fleet replaced. Included in the predominantly Euro-5 order are five Euro-6 tractors with the same specification. These will be run as part of a wider trial to assess comparative performance and cost-efficiencies. Fowler Welch fleet manager Paul Allera says: “Ambient product producers are also looking for those same high levels of expertise and logistics efficiency we bring to […]
TNT Express has appointed Maarten Jan de Vries as its new chief financial officer, replacing Bernard Bot later this year.
Iveco has unveiled its Euro-6 Eurocargo line up, which follows the Italian manufacturer’s SCR-only policy, with larger four and six-cylinder engines and up to 11,000 ex-factory variations of engine, transmission and chassis options.