Black Country haulier FSW Storage & Distribution has christened its new Actros tractor units with the names of three of the shire horses used by its founder 100 years ago. The 2551 variants, with flat-floored BigSpace cabs and 12-speed Mercedes PowerShift automated manual transmissions have taken on the names Boxer, Goliath and Tommy Boy. These horses were used by Thomas George Fuller to pull coal on carts during the 1920s. Supplied by Midlands Truck & Van, the trucks are additionally […]
Suttons Group subsidiary Suttons International has completed the asset purchase of the overseas ISO tank containers, personnel and customer contracts belonging to German company VTG Tanktainer, a subsidiary of VTG Aktiengesellschaft.
Bicester-based delivery firm Darcica Logistics is expanding into haulage just 18 months after the company was created.
Kitchenware retailer Lakeland is to spend £10m expanding its DC in Cumbria by 50% to provide additional capacity to match expected sales growth in the UK and abroad. The company celebrated record sales in 2012 and is looking to add to its 60-strong high street presence in the UK in the coming years, as well as opening shops abroad. With e-commerce sales averaging double digit growth year-on-year at present, it has decided to sign off on a project to expand […]