Turners (Soham) has underlined its allegiance to the DAF brand by putting its 800th DAF FTP 6×2 mid-lift tractor onto the roads. The East Anglian haulier, which specialises in temperature controlled deliveries, tanker operations, storage, warehousing and container distribution, is the world’s largest operator of DAF Trucks’ FTP 6×2 mid-lift tractor units. This latest addition, delivered by Cambridgeshire and Suffolk-based DAF Dealer Chassis Cab last month, has joined Turners’ 1,800 plus strong fleet. Tim King, Turners’ group fleet engineer, said: […]
The threat of a tanker driver strike could now be averted, as the Unite union and fuel distribution companies reach agreement over a new set of proposals. Unite has also been given an extended industrial action mandate of 21 May to allow it time to discuss the new proposals with its 1,200 tanker driver members. Peter Harwood, Acas chief conciliator, who has been heading up the negotiations, says: “Following a further two days of intensive discussions, a final set of […]
Salford Van Hire has embarked on a vehicle buying spree, with the purchase of more than 300 new units for its fleet.