Fraikin jumped into action when a client needed DAF rigids on the road in time to help with vital hospital waste collections during the pandemic. Tradebe Healthcare was able to get the 7.5-tonne and two 12-tonne models into service as quickly as possible, thanks to Fraikin’s ability to “get things done”. Neil Venturelli-Stedman, Tradebe Healthcare national transport manager said: “It was important to get the three new trucks operational as they’re designed to have significantly more capacity to carry extra […]
Recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic could begin as early as next year, with the logistics industry benefitting from new behaviours that could launch an e-commerce boom and more collaborative ways of working forged during the crisis, according to XPO chief executive Bradley Jacobs.
The ongoing impact of the coronavirus pandemic, Brexit fallout and weak demand all conspired to result in the fourth consecutive month of decline in UK commercial vehicle production, according to the SMMT.
One of the best known figures in the UK transport industry, Daf Trucks marketing director Tony Pain retired on 4 October at the age of 63,45 years to the day since he started work at Leyland.