Bartrums Group has added another 20 fifth-generation Mercedes-Benz Actros tractor units to its fleet following an order of 11 it commissioned last year. The move by the Suffolk family-owned haulier reflects the strong position in which it is emerging from the pandemic and its determination to future-proof the fleet. It specified Mercedes-Benz Trucks’ twin-screen Multimedia Cockpit for all 31 trucks, with features such as the open platform Truck App Portal, which enables fleet managers to assign apps to individual vehicles. […]
Swindon’s Les Smith Haulage has joined Palletways and will provide services across Wiltshire, Oxfordshire and Berkshire for the network.
An arson attack on a Skelmersdale haulage firm left three HGVs worth £80,000 with substantial damage – just weeks after it was targeted in a previous fire attack.
DX Group has come out of the red to deliver pre-tax profit of £1.7m, aided by “very strong growth” in its freight division.