The new 3.5-tonne FUSO Canter is now available to order from Mercedes-Benz Trucks dealers across the country. For the first time in Britain, the new model is available with a narrower, 1.7m-wide standard cabin, in addition to the established 2.0m width of the comfort cab. Crewcab variants will continue to be offered in several weight classes. The new Canter can be ordered with safety feature Sideguard Assist, optional LED headlights, an Autolight function and reinforced rear underrun protection. Production of […]
Like hauliers, truck dealers are consolidating, getting bigger, and widening the range of services they offer. Dealers no longer just sell trucks; they are increasingly taking on the vehicle repair and maintenance as more operators close their fleet engineering departments and rely on dealers for their R&M and other technical support. Rygor Commercials is a good example of this trend. The UK’s largest Mercedes-Benz franchise following its takeover of Mudie-Bond last year, Rygor’s territory now covers much of central southern […]
A global shortage of shipping containers is threatening UK supply chains, Walker Logistics warned this week.
Fresh produce wholesaler Peter Broughton has taken delivery of nine Euro-5 trucks supplied under derogation: a mix of Mercedes-Benz and Fuso Canters.