Asco Foods has sealed a contract hire and maintenance deal with Prohire for two 26-tonne Mercedes-Benz Actros vehicles and a DAF 18-tonner.
Northern Irish firm SDC Truck and Trailer Parts has opened its first branch in England in response to growing demand.
A plan to introduce a clean air zone in Bath, which will cost non-Euro 6 HGVs £100 a day to enter but exempt all cars, has been slammed by the FTA.
UK hauliers will no longer need ECMT permits to access the EU in the event of a no deal Brexit, after a provisional deal between the European parliament and member states this week. However the agreement will only run for nine months after Brexit, can be unilaterally revoked by the EU and UK hauliers’ cabotage rights will severely limited and progressively reduced over the nine month period.
Knowles Transport has returned to profit after securing two major deals, undertaking a management restructuring, and introducing tighter financial controls while resolving operational problems at its Wisbech DC.
Tesco has launched a trial of a double-deck trailer, designed by manufacturer Lawrence David , which weighs 22% less than a standard double-deck unit.
Yodel network operations director Carl Moore has replaced chief operating officer Adrian Harris who resigned from the business in January this year, two years after joining the firm.
Plans to almost double the size of Halcyon Tankers’s fleet within three years have been boosted by a £250,000 loan from the Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund (NPIF).
Aberdeen-based Dyce Carriers has opened a new depot in Grangemouth as part of plans to expand the business across central Scotland and the UK.
NFT Distribution has added 82 Renault Range T460 6×2 tractor units with sleeper cabs and 40 new Schmitz Cargobull tri-axle reefer trailers to its fleet in a bid to cut fuel use and emissions.