Bristol-based Ancora Logistics has taken delivery of two Iveco S-WAY trucks just weeks after the company was launched to fill a gap in the market. Founded in November 2020 by father and son Ian and Brad Hope, the firm, which is close to junction 18 of the M5, was created to meet demand for agency drivers that could be supplied with a truck. The Hopes spotted the gap in the market after five years of supplying HGV drivers via its […]
Clipper Logistics saw “unprecedented levels of activity” in its operations in the UK and continental Europe over the Black Friday and Christmas periods.
Hermes has ordered 30 compressed natural gas-powered (CNG) IVECO Stralis NPs after a successful six-month trial.
Truck fleet operators are drawing up contingency plans in the event of a national strike by fuel tanker drivers. Unite union leaders representing more than 2,000 tanker drivers working for Wincanton, DHL, BP, Hoyer, J W Suckling, Norbert Dentressangle and Turners (Soham) are locked in talks with employers over a dispute about safety standards and employment terms. With evidence emerging of panic buying of petrol in some areas following confusing advice from government, distribution firms have been drawing up their […]