Maritime Transport has placed an order for 275 Volvo FH with I-Save tractor units, becoming one of the largest operators of the models in the UK. The major investment in the next generation trucks follows a recent order by the Felixstowe-based company for 50 previous generation FH with I-Save units, which Maritime said had now become its most fuel efficient 44-tonners. Paul Heyhoe, Maritime Transport fleet director, said: “We have had 40 on the road for a few weeks now, […]
Cheshire-based Boughey Distribution has sealed a five-year agreement with Thomas Hardie Commercials for the supply of Volvo’s new generation FH model which will be in production from next month.
Nisa is upping its profile with the launch of 68 trucks decorated with liveries advertising its Heritage range.
Expansion into international distribution should add around £1m a year in turnover this year, Manchester-based operator AK Worthington (AKW) has predicted. Having started daily services to nine overseas countries with weekly services to eight more, contributed to a 5.9% rise in the year to 30 June 2012 in annual turnover to £10.66m (2011: £10.06m) AKW’s turnover in the year was also boosted by passing more business through haulage consortium Partnerlink, which it is a shareholder in. Although AKW’s profit before […]