Simon Bird has been appointed national account manager for Asset Alliance Group as the business expands its team and reinforces its commitment to nationwide fleets. Bird brings more than 30 years’ experience to the business, having worked at Ryder for 15 years, most recently as account director, as well as in roles at BRS Automotive, Lex Transfleet and Continental. His new position is part of a wider initiative by the commercial vehicle specialist to increase its focus on larger fleets, […]
Heavy truck sales are expected to surge at least 10% in 2013 compared with this year as operators delay buying Euro-6 vehicles, which will replace Euro-5 in 2014. The predicted spike in Euro-5 sales in 2013 is expected to result in longer lead times for new trucks. One operator, Andrew Spence-Wolrich, general manager of bulk specialist Hargreaves Transport, has been told he must order Euro-5 trucks by March 2013 to be sure of getting them. Truck makers MT spoke to […]
Telematics firm Teletrac Navman has launched a web-based automated AI tool, aimed at supporting fleet operators with the move to electric vehicles.
Wincanton has won a five-year contract to operate an online fulfilment centre for Waitrose.com in Greenford, West London.