Palletways has taken 67 new Mercedes-Benz trucks in a range of sizes to be distributed among its UK depots. Provided by S&B Commercials, the new vehicles are on a contract hire agreement through Mercedes-Benz finance. The deal marks a move away from Palletways’ traditional spot hire strategy towards longer-term vehicle hire. The network has ordered 28 new Actros tractor units. The majority of these are 428hp vehicles with StreamSpace cabs, although there are four BigSpace cabs boasting 476hp. Rigids make […]
Wincanton has ordered 100 new Mercedes-Benz Actros tractor units as part of its ongoing expansion plans.
The European Commission (EC) has hit Scania with a €881m (£771m) fine after concluding that it broke EU antitrust rules.
Walkers Transport has been appointed main haulier for SD Parr in a deal that will see it move around 2,000 pallets per year for the glaced fruits and bakery products distributor. Leeds-based Walkers secured the contract with Barnsley-based SD Parr after a competitive tender and will be responsible for storing and delivering SD Parr’s products throughout the country. John Pedley, MD at SD Parr, said that Walkers’ network, warehousing facilities and IT system meet its business needs. “We see Walkers […]