Dunstable-based Trans Haul has chosen Asset Alliance Group to supply it with eight new DAF XFs after being impressed by its value and attention to detail. The XF530 tractor units will replace older models and are being supply on a four-year full service contract hire agreement. They will join a 50-strong fleet at Trans Haul and will help shift a range of FMCG loads across the UK, seven days a week. Nigel Machado, Trans Haul MD, said: “After discussions with […]
Wincanton has signed a ‘sweet’ new contract with British Sugar, the company responsible for around half of the UK’s sugar.
Bosses of Britain’s transport operators are optimistic about the prospects for their own companies over the coming year, despite being gloomy about the future of the economy. In the first Logistics Industry Confidence Index compiled by Analytiqa for Barclays Bank and professional services firm Grant Thornton, 88% of senior managers viewed current business conditions as either very or somewhat difficult. Over a quarter (26%) expected conditions to get worse in the next six months and almost half (24%) expect them […]