Temperature controlled logistics firm FreshLinc has ordered 14 Mercedes-Benz Actros tractors after just four weeks of test driving a demonstrator. The first trucks will arrive at the firm’s Spalding headquarters in October, joining FreshLinc’s 400-strong fleet. The vehicles, which are on contract hire from Mercedes-Benz, are 6×2 Actros 2545 models with flat-floored BigSpace cabs and 12.8-litre, in-line six-cylinder engines. Inspections and maintenance will be provided by supplying dealer Intercounty Truck & Van in Boston. Andy Marchant, FreshLinc fleet engineer, said: […]
Rivus Fleet Solutions has signed a five-year fleet management and maintenance deal with construction firm Kier which sees it take over the construction firm’s 7,000 vehicle fleet operation.
Continental launches website to explain new CO₂ emissions regulations and how tyres can reduce fuel consumption
Tyre firm Continental has launched a “microsite” for HGV operators, explaining new CO₂ emissions regulations and how tyres can reduce fuel consumption.
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.