Wincanton is putting safety first in its latest fleet upgrade with the addition of 100 Mercedes-Benz Actros tractor units. Motor Transport’s Haulier of the Year at the 2017 specified the 2545s with flat-floored versions of the StreamSpace cab. They are equipped with Mercedes PowerShift automated transmissions also. The trucks come with Mercedes-Benz Safety Packs, which include Active Brake Assist and Proximity Control Assist technology. Active Brake Assist employs multi-mode radar to monitor moving and stationary objects in front of the […]
Following the themes of recent weeks the big winner in the Motor Transport tracker is Hargreaves Group – even if the performance of its transport group is slightly off target.
Canute Haulage Group creditors stand to lose millions of pounds following the sale of the business earlier this month via a pre-pack administration.
A strong performance in Wincanton’s contract logistics business saw turnover jump in the first half of its financial year, but losses in its Pullman Fleet Services division slowed profit growth.