Maritime Transport has added 100 new-generation Mercedes-Benz Actros tractor units to its fleet – its first order from the manufacturer since 2017. The Felixstowe-based operator made the move after successful trials of a demonstration unit supplied by East Anglia Dealer Orwell Truck & Van, which it said proved impressively fuel-efficient and popular with drivers. The company added that the demonstrator was already undergoing evaluation by Wincanton when its container transport business was acquired by Maritime last autumn. Explaining the move, […]
Bulk logistics service provider Van den Bosch has acquired Tankspeed Logistics in Newport, bolstering its work in the intermodal transport of dry bulk products.
Pall-Ex has opened a 210,000sq ft hub on the same site as its newly acquired Fortec distribution facility, in order to accommodate rocketing freight volumes.
Paul Day, MD at Turners (Soham), has described the group’s purchase of hazardous logistics specialist Lewis Tankers last month as being “all about growth”.