Shears Bros (Transport) has partnered with Ryder for the supply of a mixture of DAF rigids and tractor units on contract hire. Christchurch-based Shears, which is owned by Pall-Ex, has taken delivery of eight XF480 Space cabs, four LF230 18-tonners and two CF230 18-tonners. The haulier has also ordered some XF480 Super Space cabs for delivery later in the year which will make the Shears fleet almost entirely Ryder-supplied by the end of this year. Shears said its specification of […]
Pall-Ex has opened a 210,000sq ft hub on the same site as its newly acquired Fortec distribution facility, in order to accommodate rocketing freight volumes.
Pall-Ex has appointed former Shears Bros’ general manager Colin Hawkins (pictured) to the newly created role of owned operations director.
Volvo Group has made a €400m (£317m) provision after being notified by the European Commission (EC) that it is suspected of involvement in a cartel, along with several other heavy- and medium-duty truck manufacturers.