Wincanton has ordered 100 new Mercedes-Benz Actros tractor units as part of its ongoing expansion plans. The trucks have been ordered with an emphasis on safety, and will all be fitted with Active Brake Assist and Proximity Control Assist systems. The vehicles are due to enter service next month, across its network. Carl Hanson, group fleet director, said: “Maintaining the highest levels of safety is a top priority for us and for our customers, and these vehicles are ahead of […]
Smyths Toys Superstores has awarded Wincanton a one year distribution contract to handle the toy retailer’s nationwide deliveries. The contract will see Wincanton manage product distribution from the retailer’s warehouse in Newcastle-under-Lyme to its 39 stores across the UK. “When we began to look for a logistics partner we had a clear vision that we needed a provider with the scale and flexibility to meet our busy peak periods, such as the run-up to Christmas, to achieve maximum sales potential,” […]
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.
Palletways has taken 67 new Mercedes-Benz trucks in a range of sizes to be distributed among its UK depots.