MSL Scotland has added three Actros tractor units kitted out with the latest MirrorCam system after a trial of the camera received glowing reviews from the Broxburn haulier’s drivers. Whilst the rest of the Broxburn-based operator’s 18-strong fleet of Mercedes Benz trucks have traditional door mirrors, the three new Actros, supplied by Western Commercial, come with the rear-facing MirrorCam cameras that relay their images to screens mounted on the A-pillars inside the cab. The camera eliminates blind spots, offers all […]
Mobile Mini is a fast-growing provider of temporary site accommodation and secure storage containers across the UK. Founded in the USA in 1983, it set up in the UK in 2005 in Stockton on Tees and now has 16 depots with more than 36,000 portable units. Mobile Mini currently runs around 50 crane-equipped drawbar delivery trucks and employs 43 drivers. Like most operators it has struggled to find enough qualified HGV drivers to cope with the firm’s growth plans. It […]
A novel battery system that powers a refrigeration unit on Mercedes-Benz Sprinter vans when the engine is turned off has ensured chilled food is delivered to the Isle of Wight with no increase in temperature.
North East England haulier Hawthorns Logistics is encouraging other operators to follow its lead and fit alcohol interlock devices to HGVs in an effort to curb concerns over drink driving.