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  • Pollock leads with first Mercedes Actros1

    18th June 2018

    ell-known logistics provider Pollock Scotrans has new fleet flagship – the first of the recently launched Mercedes Actros1 limited edition line. The truck presents a particularly imposing face thanks to its Nordic front protection and light bars. A maximum of…

  • Volvo picks a winner for Hillhead

    18th June 2018

    Volvo is showcasing an innovative FH13.460 8×4 tipper at the biennialHillhead Show, being held near Buxton, Derbyshire from June 26-28. With this coming September marking the FH range’s 25thanniversary since launch – and as a nod to its heritage –…

  • Brexit Britain on the road to nowhere, says FTA 

    18th June 2018

    As crunch Brexit talks in Brussels loomed, the UK’s leading logistics trade body the Freight Transport Association (FTA) says that its confidence in Government’s ability to deliver a ‘frictionless’ Brexit that will ‘Keep Britain Trading’ with the EU is fast…

  • Hauliers forced to plug London funding gaps

    18th June 2018

    The Road Haulage Association says it is dismayed with the London Mayor’s plan to expand the LEZ across London for HGVs from as early as October 2020, despite the sector leading the way in adopting cleaner air technologies. More than…

  • RHA offers tips to avoid a ‘Brexit Armageddon’

    18th June 2018

    The Road Haulage Association is offering advice to its members on how to avoid what it is calling a ‘Brexit Armageddon’. The RHA said: “There’s been a lot of coverage recently about what will happen if the UK leaves the…

  • Volvo’s tandem axle lift is a wise investment for Murphy

    18th June 2018

    Engineering and construction specialists, J Murphy & Sons has recently put three Volvo FH13.540 Tandem Axle Lift tractor units in operation for the HS2 building works. All were supplied by Thomas Hardie Commercials in Trafford Park. After looking at all…

  • Volvos return to Flemings of Rosyth fleet

    18th June 2018

    Currently marking its 50thyear in business, Fife-based, removals, storage and distribution specialists, Flemings of Rosyth has taken delivery of its first new Volvo trucks in 20 years. The two FL5.210 12-tonne rigids were supplied by Volvo Truck and Bus Centre…

  • GS Hughes adds 20 new Arocs tippers to fleet

    18th June 2018

      In 2015 stone and aggregates specialist GS Hughes purchased its first Mercedes-Benz trucks for more than 15 years. Today, all 42 of its vehicles wear three-pointed stars. The Lincolnshire-based operator has just completed the transformation of its fleet by…

  • DAFs for Barr – to deliver the Irn Bru!

    18th June 2018

    AG Barr, the Scottish soft drinks giant, famed worldwide for its Irn Bru, has taken 16 new DAF LF 230 FA 18-tonne curtainsiders in a partial fleet renewal programme. They are the first DAFs to appear in the company’s 100-strong…

  • DAF partners with VDL Groep for fully electric CF truck 

    1st June 2018

    DAF Trucks is partnering with VDL to release a first series of CF Electric trucks into operation with leading customers in the course of this year. The vehicles feature state-of-the-art VDL E-Power Technology for zero emissions and ultra-low noise. These…