Scania (GB) has won an order for at least 2,250 trucks from Consortium Purchasing, an operation led by William Stobart, executive chairman of Greenwhitestar Acquisitions (which owns Eddie Stobart, The Pallet Network and iForce), and Allan Jenkinson (owner of A W Jenkinson Forest Products). It represents the Swedish truck maker’s largest ever European order for civilian trucks. The trucks, a mix of P-, G-, R- and S-series tractors and rigids, and for the first time an unspecified number of multi-wheelers, […]
Hermes UK is opening a new distribution depot in Valor Park, West Thurrock ahead of the Black Friday and Christmas peak periods.
This year’s most read was dominated by the sad demise of national haulier Canute, which never recovered from the end of its long-term contract with retailer Wilko last year.