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 […]
Palletways has struck a major logistics support deal with Rochford Garden Machinery. The pallet network will deliver goods on behalf of the garden machinery distributor to garden centres and retailers across the country.
Bibby Distribution has placed what is believed to be the largest single order for Euro-6 trucks with over 150 rigid and artic Mercedes-Benz vehicles to be delivered in 2014 and 2015.
Volvo Group has made a €400m (£317m) provision after being notified by the European Commission (EC) that it is suspected of involvement in a cartel, along with several other heavy- and medium-duty truck manufacturers.