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 […]
With exactly 12 months to go until the UK is due to leave the EU, there are still huge uncertainties surrounding the UK’s post-Brexit trading relationship with the EU. The FTA is advising members that anything better than a ‘no-deal’ Brexit – that will see the UK trading with the EU27 members under World Trade Organisation (WTO) tariffs from March 29 2019 – will be ‘a bonus’.
Yorkshire-based frozen food logistics firm Reed Boardall Group has taken delivery of 50 new trucks – all Volvo FH 6x2s with the Euro-5 D13C 500hp engine and Globetrotter cabs – as part of its regular fleet renewal programme.
Career Academies UK has been awarded a £50,000 pot of funding to help launch five new UK logistics academies.