Abbey Logistics has bought 28 Volvo FH units after an extended trial of the new model in 2017. The fleet additions will work across the UK and Europe and are fitted with four-way colour camera systems to enhance driver visibility. Mellor Flow Trans and Gardner Denver discharge compressors have been fitted to the tractor units that will work on Abbey’s liquid fleet, while the powder fleet vehicles have Meller Flow Trans blowers installed. Abbey has kitted out the vehicles for […]
FMCG specialist Fowler Welch has ordered 130 MAN TGXs, in a deal that will see around one-third of its three year-old Volvo fleet replaced. Included in the predominantly Euro-5 order are five Euro-6 tractors with the same specification. These will be run as part of a wider trial to assess comparative performance and cost-efficiencies. Fowler Welch fleet manager Paul Allera says: “Ambient product producers are also looking for those same high levels of expertise and logistics efficiency we bring to […]
Volvo Trucks will be displaying a 6×2 hook-lift rigid from its new FE-Electric range at next week’s Freight in the City Expo in London.
Career Academies UK has been awarded a £50,000 pot of funding to help launch five new UK logistics academies.