Maritime Transport has bought from Mercedes-Benz for the first time in five years, with an order for 65 Actros tractor units. Mercedes has already begun delivering the vehicles, which have BigSpace cabs, to the haulier. The deal comes just days after Maritime announced its purchase of 30 Volvo FHs. Group financial director Alan McNicol said the company was “delighted to rekindle [its] association with Mercedes-Benz after five years”. He said: “These tractors are a great addition to our fleet and […]
DPD has ordered an extra 100 Mercedes Benz Actros tractor units to help manage the continuing e-commerce boom.
Meachers Global Logistics and Steve Porter Transport Group have launched phase one of a partnership they hope will develop, generating new business and stripping out duplication from their respective networks. The strategic partnership, which began in earnest this week after months of preparatory work, sees Meachers trunking the Isle of Wight-based Steve Porter Transport’s overnight groupage from Southampton to its Midlands DCs in Northampton and Coventry. The trunking includes work undertaken by Steve Porter Transport as part of the Fortec […]
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.