DB Schenker has given the thumbs up to introducing truck platoons within its operation, after completing a seven month trial in live traffic of the technology. The seven month trial, sponsored by the German government and operated by DB Schenker, MAN Truck & Bus and Fresenius University, saw two electronically-linked loaded trucks driven 15 to 21 meters apart over a total of 35,000 km on Autobahn 9 between the Nuremberg and Munich branches of DB Schenker. Reporting the trial’s results […]
Shown here is one of five new MAN TGS 6x2s that have joined the fleet of 3PL Norbert Dentressangle to service its contract with Forbo Flooring Systems.
XPO Logistics has added a further 100 trucks and 78 trailers to its fleet – bringing its total vehicle parc in the UK primarily dedicated to specific customer contracts to 1,747 vehicles and 3,144 trailers.
DHL Supply Chain will insure itself while running autonomous trucks in the Transport Research Laboratory’s (TRL) £8.1m trial of platooning trucks in the UK.