News

  • QUICK DELIVERY FOR MV’S NEW MANs

    7th March 2019

    Specialist truck provider MV Commercial has supplied Euroroute Recovery with a new MAN TGL 12.220 double deck transporter, delivering the vehicle in just 12 working days. The Dumfries-based company needed the recovery truck as part of its ongoing vehicle upgrade…

  • BROCKS TURNS TO IVECO

    7th March 2019

    A series of glowing press reports and an intensive week behind the wheel of a demonstrator was enough to persuade bulk excavation specialist Brocks Haulage to take on nine 32-tonne Iveco Stralis X-Way tippers, each specified for off-road missions. Each…

  • ONPOINT LOGISTICS POINTS TO NEW MARQUE WITH DAF

    7th March 2019

    Birmingham-based haulage and distribution specialist, OnPoint Logistics, has taken delivery of two top-of-the-range DAF XF530 FTG three-axle tractors – the first ever DAF products in the company’s fleet. The introduction of the new XFs signals OnPoint’s intention to benchmark DAF’s…

  • VOLVO BACK-UP LEVELS HELP WHITEHEAD MOVE FORWARD

    7th March 2019

    Long-established, logistics and storage solutions specialist, PF Whitehead Transport Services Limited of Croydon, is relying on Volvo’s leading back-up levels to progress its business with the purchase of a new Volvo FH13.500 to join two similar specification FHs, four FM…

  • NEW FL FOR WILTSHIRE TRANSPORT TRAINING

    7th March 2019

    Wiltshire Transport Training & Development of Devizes has taken delivery of its first Volvo truck – an FL5.240 4×2 16-tonne rigid fitted with a box body constructed by TWR Commercial Bodybuilders Ltd. The short wheelbase, 4,700mm chassis is powered by…

  • OWENS RETURNS TO DAF FOR FLEET REPLACEMENT AND GROWTH

    7th March 2019

    Welsh fleet operator, Owens Group in Llanelli, has added 36 new DAF XF480 six-wheel mid-lift tractors to its fleet, signalling a return to the market-leading DAF marque after a ten-year absence. Fuel returns of circa 10mpg, driver retention and maximum…

  • THE UK’S FIRST SCANIA L-SERIES ENTERS SERVICE

    7th March 2019

    Purfleet-based crane hire specialist City Lifting Limited has become the first UK operator to put a Scania L-series low-entry truck into service. The vehicle, which has been supplied by Scania’s Purfleet branch, is a 26-tonne L280 6×2 rigid with a…

  • Miles More – Putting HGV drivers first

    6th March 2019

      How many people appreciate how important our qualified HGV drivers are to the UK economy and their everyday lives? Over 85% of goods move by road – it wouldn’t take long for shelves to empty, factories to run short…

  • McPherson takes UK’s first Volvo FM LNG tractor units

    7th February 2019

    McPherson of Aberlour, the well-known Scottish logistics providers and long- established Volvo Trucks customer, has taken delivery of the UK’s first Volvo FM LNG tractor units, both of which are ADR specified for transporting distillery by-products to Scotland’s Central Belt.…

  • Nine new Mercedes Actros 2543s sparkle for AG Barr

    7th February 2019

    World famous soft drinks leader AG Barr has made a major investment in “commissioning nine new Actros 2543 tractor units from Mercedes dealer Western Commercial. The Cumbernauld-based company’s latest order reflects its commitment to safety, and desire to minimise maintenance…