Arrow XL has spent £2m on 40 new 7.5-tonne DAF LFs. The two-man delivery firm chose the vehicles after asking its drivers for feedback on their requirements. “If you want to know about driving, ask a driver,” Arrow XL CEO Charlie Shiels told MT. “The drivers gave us 12 things they wanted and we’ve given them 11, and the one thing we didn’t meet wasn’t possible.” Features requested by the delivery teams include electric mirrors and tinted glass. The trucks […]
The RHA is to launch legal action against the major truck manufacturers, after they were found guilty by the European Commission of price fixing and fined €2.9bn (£2.5bn).
DBC Foodservice had no vehicle assets despite having 230 of them when it went under in March, as its fleet was run on a contract-hire basis. The £300m turnover company supplied some of the best known cafes, restaurants and bars on the high Street including Caffé Nero, Prezzo, Loch Fyne and vodka bar chain Revolution. DBC’s fleet of mainly Dafs delivered 8,000 multi-temperature products to customers each year. However, after attempts to sell the business earlier this year failed, administrator […]
Arrow XL split from Yodel in 2013, and in the last two years chief executive Ian Howell has built a two-man delivery firm that prides itself on giving all of its customers the VIP treatment.