Hargreaves Logistics is to adopt a franchise programme to boost subcontractor retention and create a more flexible fleet. The operator is targeting its base of 200 dedicated subcontractors, with plans to take on an additional 100 franchise partners over the next three to five years. The first five subcontractors have signed up to the franchise scheme as partners. They are contracted for five years with an option to extend or negotiate a new contract at the end of the five […]
Wincanton has ordered 100 new Mercedes-Benz Actros tractor units as part of its ongoing expansion plans.
Waste removal firm the Cleansing Service Group (CSG) has taken delivery of five new Scania ADR-approved tankers as part of a multimillion pound fleet improvement plan.
East Anglia’s Mercedes-Benz dealer Orwell Truck & Van has spent £600,000 on a new VOSA-approved Authorised Test Facility (ATF). The dedicated lane is at Orwell’s headquarters on the Martlesham Heath Business Park, Ipswich. Service director Steve Webb says: “We have always prepared vehicles for MoT testing. But the big advantage for customers is that they can now have those tests carried out in our workshop, negating the need for a time-consuming trip to a VOSA site. “Tests can also be […]