Blakemore Logistics, a subsidiary of AF Blakemore Group, has welcomed a series of Mercedes-Benz trucks to its fleet for the first time, following a successful 12 month trial with an Actros tractor unit. The operator, which serves more than 1,000 Spar stores across England and Wales, has already put five 4×2 Actros tractor units into operation at its Hastings depot, and is awaiting delivery of four refrigerated 18-tonne Antos rigids. Blakemore’s distribution general manager David Higgs, who is responsible for […]
Daimler is pulling the plug on its platooning programme after its real world trials delivered disappointing fuel savings due to traffic frequently interrupting the flow of the platoon.
The Blandford Forum branch of ETS Truck and Van in Dorset has become an official Mercedes-Benz Trucks authorised repairer, marking a return to the brand for the firm’s MD Colin Gale (left), after a 26-year hiatus.
Elddis Transport is focusing on efficiency with new trucks and trailers in a bid to mitigate the effect of the rising price of fuel.