Rapid growth at East Yorkshire bulk powder haulier Simon Gibson Transport has seen the firm strengthen its fleet with 51 new Volvo FH 6×2 tractor units. These are the latest additions to the firm’s fleet, which has expanded from 94 to 186 vehicles in the past year after European logistics provider Groupe Charles Andre’s acquisition of 75% of the company in March last year. The bulk of the 51 trucks consist of thirty-one high-spec Globetrotter-cabbed, FH-500 tractor units equipped with […]
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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 […]