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 […]
Topps Tiles has introduced a new livery onto its fleet, at the same time as signing a sole trailer supplier dealer with Ryder.
Nick Matthews, formerly MD of Roadways Container Logistics, has joined Pentalver as general manager of its Cannock operation just weeks after Roadways was bought by Maritime Transport.
The interview with Maritime Transport Group MD John Williams takes place in the company’s impressive new head office overlooking the port of Felixstowe in Suffolk. The four-storey building is lavishly appointed with marble and granite everywhere – even in the drivers’ luxurious shower room – but Williams is quick to point out that despite appearances everything was built to a budget.