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 […]
Trailer hire specialist Hireco has launched a novel way of selling its ex-rental trailers – an eBay-style auction website. Buyers will be able to log in, browse the trailers for sale and make bids, receiving email notifications if they have been outbid before the auction ends.
Maritime Transport posted its 13th consecutive year of turnover growth, before it incorporated contributions from Roadways Container Logistics (RCL) into its business.
Maritime Transport has ordered 35 Actros for its general fleet, having put 30 of the trucks on the road as part of a separate deal with Allport Cargo Services.