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 […]
Wincanton is putting safety first in its latest fleet upgrade with the addition of 100 Mercedes-Benz Actros tractor units.
Wincanton is continuing its fleet expansion at pace with the addition of 21 Renault Range Ts for its construction division and 85 for its container business.
The inaugural Freight in the City Expo held on 27 October 2015 at London’s Alexandra Palace brought together experts in the field of urban logistics as well as the latest technology to enable sustainable city deliveries. The expo comprised a series of seminars focusing on clean, safe and quiet and efficient themes, showcasing vehicles, technology and operational systems for urban areas. “We must remember that freight and logistics is the lifeblood of this country,” said TfL MD of surface transport […]