Whistl has added more than 100 new vans to its fleet in a deal worth £3m. The former TNT Post has bought 104 Mercedes-Benz vans, choosing the manufacturer’s Sprinter and Vito models. The company said it hopes the vehicles will reduce its fleet running costs by 25%. The new vans are all to be fitted with Isotrak telematics, which Whistl currently uses across its HGV fleet. Whistl has already started rolling out the new vehicles, which is scheduled for completion […]
This year has seen many companies in the parcels sector thrive as carriers move record volumes and consumers continue to do more of their shopping online. But while this has encouraged some parcel carriers to invest heavily in their networks and offer more services to their customers, 2013 has also bought with it more challenges for many operators who have struggled to keep apace with the rapidly changing industry. Motortransport.co.uk has compiled a list of the biggest stories in that […]
Lancashire-based Yearsley Group has unveiled its refreshed livery on 30 new Mercedes-Benz Actros trucks.
Royal Mail Group has warned of overcapacity in the parcel market, which is leading to downward pressure on pricing, despite it handling over one billion items in a financial year for the first time.