NFT Distribution has added 82 Renault Range T460 6×2 tractor units with sleeper cabs and 40 new Schmitz Cargobull tri-axle reefer trailers to its fleet in a bid to cut fuel use and emissions. The addition of the new trucks – the first in NFT’s striking new livery – follows a 2017 deal where NFT began operating 20 Range Ts for Sainsbury’s, followed by a further 32 Range T 6×2 tractor units supplied on a 12-month rental agreement through RH Rentals. […]
Transaid royal patron HRH The Princess Royal thanked the transport industry for providing its expertise to help develop new forms of transport suitable for use in Africa at a lunch held yesterday in London to mark the 125th anniversary of trailer builder Schmitz Cargobull.
Ross Eggleton has left his role as chief executive of NFT to become a senior advisor at its parent company EV Cargo.
Renewed economic confidence and a focus on efficiencies saw an increase in the amount of mergers and acquisitions in 2014 as operators looked to strengthen, diversify and consolidate. Motortransport.co.uk takes a look back at a surprisingly strong year of M&A activity. In February, Pollock (Scotrans) acquired Blackburn-based haulier Gilbraith (TS) for an undisclosed seven figure sum, giving the Scottish operator extended reach into north-west England. April saw Essex-based freight forwarder and haulier Simarco purchase Longport-Staffordshire based IFB for an undisclosed […]