XPO Logistics has sealed a long-term partnership deal with Mercedes-Benz Parts Logistics to distribute parts to all of the manufacturer’s UK retail and commercial vehicle dealerships. The logistics firm will operate over 40 routes daily from Mercedes-Benz’s European logistics centre in Milton Keynes and XPO’s overnight-delivery depots in Motherwell, Leigh, Wakefield, Gloucester and Taunton. As part of the agreement, XPO has committed to investing in 42 new trucks – largely Mercedes-Benz Actros – which will be dedicated to the partnership. […]
Mercedes-Benz Commercial Vehicles MD Ian Jones has retired with immediate effect. In a statement the Executive Board of Mercedes-Benz UK says it wants to offer Jones “best wishes for the future”. Under Jones’s reign the Sprinter won the Motor Transport Award for Fleet Van of the Year for four consecutive years. The firm adds that under Jones’s leadership Mercedes-Benz Commercial Vehicles had “a number of notable successes, including putting Mercedes-Benz on the top spot for the UK tractor market”. A […]
Maritime has secured a two-year contract with global container operator and long-standing customer Maersk to provide committed space for the movement of containers by rail across the UK.