Lewisham Council has been supplied with another 24 Mercedes-Benz Econics from Orwell Truck & Van, completing its waste collection and recycling vehicle replacement programme. The order adds to the 15 low-entry Econics supplied in 2018. All are 6×2 Econic 2630L models with 7.7-litre in-line six-cylinder engines that transmit their 220 kW (299 hp) outputs to the road via six-speed Allison automatic gearboxes. Painted by the Mercedes-Benz factory in Lewisham Council’s ultramarine blue shade, the trucks are fitted with Geesinknorba’s single-compartment […]
Construction operator Keltbray is taking part in a milestone cycling safety event today (4 Sept) in London, where it will welcome the 10,000th cyclist into the cab of one of its lorries.
The development of blockchain technology will help springboard the transport and logistics sector into decentralised, data-driven operations, Wincanton has predicted.
Container hauliers may soon find themselves being brought to book less frequently for being inadvertently overloaded, following a new EC proposal to tighten up on the declared weights on shipping containers.