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: […]
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.
HGV traffic is the only type of motor transport to have returned to pre-pandemic lockdown traffic levels, according to new data released by the Department for Transport.
Transport for London (TfL) has given Fleet Source the go-ahead to deliver FORS-funded training on road safety and environmental responsibility during lockdown.