Salford Van Hire has become the first operator in the UK to run a fleet of Schmitz Cargobull’s new SKO Pace Smart semi-trailers. The privately-owned company, which has bases in Manchester and Leeds, has acquired 40 of the assets which will operate seven days a week on nationwide contracts with major supermarkets, retailers and parcel delivery companies. They are the first to have been constructed in Schmitz Cargobull’s Manchester factory and join Salford Van Hire’s existing fleet of 1,800 dry […]
H Parkinson Haulage upgrades to Iveco Stralis NP 460 gas trucks after successful trial of Stralis NP 400
Preston-based H Parkinson Haulage (HPH) has taken delivery of seven Iveco Stralis NP 460 4×2 gas powered trucks after 30 months of successfully trialling seven of the Stralis NP 400 4×2 tractors.
London-based freight forwarding and supply chain finance company Beacon has attracted funding from Amazon founder Jeff Bezos.
City Link narrowed its losses by 54% in 2012, but a reduction in volumes from higher margin B2B customers meant that its performance was behind the expectations of parent company Rentokil Initial.