Watson Fuels has launched a phased replacement programme for its 350-strong fleet, which has already seen 58 new DAF rigid trucks enter service with another 30 more due this month. The Wiltshire-based company said it planned to create a “best in class” fleet operation within three years by increasing the reliability of its fleet as well as reducing down-time, running costs and emissions. Scott Roberts, Watson Fuels’ operations and logistics director, said: “This is a huge investment for the business which […]
Southampton-based IPL Haulage has added a quartet of Daf XFs to its 30-strong fleet and opened a storage facility in Totton.
TNT Express has spent £12m on 300 Euro-5 mid-range trucks as part of its fleet renewal programme.
Norbert Dentressangle and the UK arm of customer Mitsubishi Electric Europe have jointly purchased a Daf LF Hybrid. The 12-tonne diesel/electric hybrid has joined the operator’s dedicated distribution fleet, which moves large industrial air conditioning units, Ecodan heating systems, spare parts and instruction manuals, for Mitsubishi Electric Europe. Norbert Dentressangle has handled UK distribution for the manufacturer since 2008, and typically handles 300 orders per day with a mix of vehicles from 7.5-tonne to 18-tonne delivering the palletised goods. The […]