Fly By Nite is continuing to boost its fleet, ordering 16 new trailers from Cartwright. The Redditch-based events haulage company, whose customers include Madonna, Rihanna and Lady Gaga, has seen business grow rapidly over the past few years as falling album sales have driven bands to tour more frequently. Fly By Nite has purchased a total of 30 trailers since it switched to Cartwright four years ago. This latest order sees the firm take delivery of 16 Cartwright triaxle box […]
With exactly 12 months to go until the UK is due to leave the EU, there are still huge uncertainties surrounding the UK’s post-Brexit trading relationship with the EU. The FTA is advising members that anything better than a ‘no-deal’ Brexit – that will see the UK trading with the EU27 members under World Trade Organisation (WTO) tariffs from March 29 2019 – will be ‘a bonus’.
FMCG specialist Fowler Welch has ordered 130 MAN TGXs, in a deal that will see around one-third of its three year-old Volvo fleet replaced. Included in the predominantly Euro-5 order are five Euro-6 tractors with the same specification. These will be run as part of a wider trial to assess comparative performance and cost-efficiencies. Fowler Welch fleet manager Paul Allera says: “Ambient product producers are also looking for those same high levels of expertise and logistics efficiency we bring to […]
DFDS will be the first operator to use autonomous vehicle, Vera, in a delivery operation on public roads, Volvo Trucks’ has said.