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 […]
Daf has two trucks in with a chance of continuing the manufacturer’s winning streak in the Motor Transport Awards Fleet Truck of the Year. The shortlist, announced at the CV Show on 10 April by Dave spence, European channel marketing manager at award sponsor Chevron, sees the Daf XF 105 and LF 45/55 matched against the Mercedes-Benz New Actros, the Volvo FH and the Scania G-series. The winner will be announced at the biggest night in road transport, the MT […]
Up to 130 jobs may be affected at TNT Fashion Group UK as a result of plans to integrate elements of its dedicated supply chain operations within the wider TNT Express network.
The inaugural Freight in the City Expo held on 27 October 2015 at London’s Alexandra Palace brought together experts in the field of urban logistics as well as the latest technology to enable sustainable city deliveries. The expo comprised a series of seminars focusing on clean, safe and quiet and efficient themes, showcasing vehicles, technology and operational systems for urban areas. “We must remember that freight and logistics is the lifeblood of this country,” said TfL MD of surface transport […]