Fraikin has won a tender to replace all of laminates manufacturer Rearo’s fleet of owned trucks and vans with a contract hire solution made up of Mercedes-Benz Actros, DAF LFs and Sprinters. It secured the deal after demonstrating how hiring assets could help Rearo manage operating costs, particularly with regards to scheduled and unscheduled maintenance and repair. Fraikin said the vehicles included a telematics package to give Rearo vehicle and driver performance data. Charles Brady, Rearo transport manager said: “When […]
Star of Harry Potter, Return of the Jedi and the Spamalot musical Warwick Davies was on hand to unveil Solstor’s first Euro-6 Mercedes-Benz Actros – better known as The Pink Lady.
While it didn’t start so, the UK’s divisive EU referendum vote dominated the middle of the year onwards and much like the general public, appeared to split Motortransport.co.uk readers. For some it represented the chance to escape the red-tape generated by Brussels, ditch measures such as Driver CPC and stop a race to the bottom, while making the UK great again. For others, it threatened the return of customs clearance and UK land borders, a labour shortage and an economic […]
Meachers Global Logistics has won a four-year contract from Southampton City Council’s Corporate Records Management Department to store 300 pallets at its Sustainable Distribution Centre (SDC).