The UK transport industry has been hit hard by the Covid-19 pandemic, and continues to face some serious challenges. However, having spoken to the UK MD’s of all eight major truck manufacturers, Commercial Motor editor Will Shiers found positive signs of recovery. Mike Belk, MD, Mercedes-Benz Trucks UK “It certainly hasn’t been as dire as some of the doomsters and gloomsters were suggesting,” said Mike Belk, MD of Mercedes-Benz Trucks, when we asked him how he thinks the industry is […]
Heavy investment by R Swain & Sons led to a dip in profits last year, but it has stood the national distribution firm in a strong position for the future, according to its MD.
Howard Tenens Logistics saw its profits hit as a result of losses made by its subsidiary, Howard Tenens (West London) after two major customers’ volumes dropped by up to 90%.
DAF Trucks used ITT Hub to showcase its full line up of electric vehicles including the LF Electric 4×2 rigid and CF Electric 6×2 rigid and 4×2 tractor units. Also on show for the first time in the UK was the New Generation DAF XG+ top of the range Super Space replacement cab over a 13-litre 530hp engine.