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 […]
Hoyer Petrolog has finished taking delivery of 253 Euro-5 MAN and Scania units, as part of an £8m upgrade to its petroleum, bitumen and fuel oils fleets that began last year.
Daf has two trucks in with a chance of continuing the manufacturer’s winning streak in the Motor Transport Awards Fleet Truck of the Year. The shortlist, announced at the CV Show on 10 April by Dave spence, European channel marketing manager at award sponsor Chevron, sees the Daf XF 105 and LF 45/55 matched against the Mercedes-Benz New Actros, the Volvo FH and the Scania G-series. The winner will be announced at the biggest night in road transport, the MT […]
Sir Peter Hendy, commissioner at TfL, opened the fourth meeting of the Construction Logistics and Cycle Safety (Clocs) initiative with an admission: “I did not expect this activity to grow as quickly as it has.” He added later in his keynote speech: “You all work on relatively thin margins but you’re bursting with ideas about how to make things safer.”