Maritime Transport has bought its first Next Generation Scanias as part of a 105-vehicle order from the manufacturer. The bulk of the order is made up of 100 R-series tractor units with Highline cabs, which will be distributed across the operator’s 27 UK sites. The last of the highlines will have been delivered by October this year. Maritime also bought five of the latest models – three R450s and two S500s- to put their efficiency, sustainability and driver comfort to […]
Felixstowe-based Maritime Transport has won the Haulier of the Year award at Tesco’s recent Primary Distribution supplier conference.
The TRATON group, which includes Scania and MAN, believes the EU’s target of cutting carbon emissions from heavy trucks over 16 tonnes by 15% by 2025 can be achieved largely with conventional engine technology but the much tougher target of a 30% reduction by 2030 will require significant sales of alternative drive trains, mainly battery electric.
Container giant Maritime is confident that continuous investment during the recession has positioned the business for strong organic growth now the market is showing signs of recovery. Speaking to MT following its acquisition of Roadways Container Logistics last month, MD John Williams said while the deal wasn’t about gaining market share – as Maritime was already the largest UK container transport operator before the purchase – it would provide greater economies of scale, flexibility and capability for the business as […]