Scania has stopped offering would-be professional drivers HGV licence acquisition training because the market has become “highly competitive”. It was the first truck manufacturer to deliver the service, but according to the company it has now taken the decision to stop. Paul Johnson, Scania (Great Britain) general manager – connected, driver and fleet services, said: “In terms of Scania Driver Services, nothing is changing – Scania’s driver training, familiarisation programmes and ongoing coaching services will all continue to operate in […]
Gregory Distribution has opted to re-fleet with Scania trucks, with 300 units due to be delivered to the North Tawton, Devon-based operator during the next three-years. The decision to replace around two-thirds of Gregory’s vehicle fleet with Scanias comes after comparative fuel trials featuring trucks from four manufacturers. John Gregory, chief executive of Gregory Distribution, says: “The results were extremely encouraging and this, backed with factors such as driver appeal and the extensive range of maintenance services offered by Scania […]
DHL Supply Chain has joined the Movement to Work scheme, which helps businesses train people aged 18-24.
Maritime Transport has ordered more than 200 new vehicles, including Next Generation Scanias, to enter its fleet later this year.