Maritime Transport has ordered 30 new Volvo FH Globetrotter XL tractor units. The order follows the operator’s purchase of 100 Lawrence David trailers last month. Maritime said it chose the FH as it is pleased with the “fantastic” running costs of those already on its 1,500-strong fleet, and that they had had “resoundingly positive” feedback from drivers. Fleet engineer Stuart Wardlaw said: “It made perfect sense to expand on our range with these new vehicles. The feedback we’ve had from […]
EM Rogers (Transport) expanded its specialist car transporter business during its previous financial year, buying several enclosed car transporters and the associated customer-list from Advatec.
Elddis Transport has put its first urban artic on the road, as an alternative to the 18-tonne rigids it usually operates within towns and cities. Comprising a 10-metre Lawrence David engineered trailer pulled by a Euro-5 New Actros, the configuration was trialled in Manchester earlier this year and provides four additional pallet spaces (20 compared to 16) over a rigid. Elddis will take delivery of more shorter trailers in 2013. It is also due to receive the remaining four New […]
Mark Cartwright has been appointed as group MD of Cartwright Group, less than a month after the resignation of former joint MDs John and Steven Cartwright. Peter Cartwright continues as chairman and Lisa Cartwright as a director on the new board.