How will truck designs keep up with the whirlwind of new urban legislation? Where is it headed when it comes to alternative fuels or autonomous trucks? What, in fact, does the future look like for the road haulage sector? Representatives from MAN, Daf, Iveco and Scania addressed these questions and more at last month’s Microlise Transport Conference, where they took place in a panel debate hosted by Motor Transport news editor Chris Druce.
Kuehne + Nagel is to replace food service customer Spirit Pub Company’s entire fleet with 56 new Iveco trucks as part of an open book contract.
Delivery management firm Whistl has teamed up with Road to Logistics to offer HGV drivers roles with Whistl at its Bedford Super Depot.
Company Shop Group has boosted its fleet with six DAF XF 480 tractors and six Grey & Adams dual compartment refrigerated trailers, all fitted with safety features to comply with London’s Direct Vision scheme.