Salvatori enters a new era by welcoming its first eight Mercedes-Benz Actros from Sparshatt Truck & Van.
The opening by The Salvatori Group of an additional depot in Sittingbourne, Kent, paved the way for the introduction of its first Mercedes-Benz trucks. The transport, logistics and warehousing provider is now running eight new-generation Actros 2548 tractor units with flat-floored BigSpace cabs and pioneering safety features, including MirrorCam technology and Active Brake Assist 5 […]
Renault Trucks announces the arrival of the UK’s first right hand drive 100% electric serial production truck, a Range D Wide Z.E. 26 tonne 6×2 rigid. “Today marks a significant milestone in our transformation of urban mobility, with the arrival in the UK of the first fully electric MHD launched earlier this year,” says Carlos […]
Mercedes-Benz Vans launches Servicecare Maintenance to further support customers during challenging times.
Mercedes-Benz Vans UK Ltd has launched new ServiceCare Maintenance plans to further support customers during challenging times, helping them to budget the cost of two services for £360.00, plus VAT. The new ServiceCare Maintenance plans consist of two services – an A service and B service and includes air filter, fuel filter, pollen filter and […]
Volta Trucks launches new website, media newsroom and pioneer programme ahead of the reveal of the new Volta Zero.
Volta Trucks, the Scandinavian start-up full-electric commercial vehicle manufacturer, has released its new website ahead of the launch of the forthcoming Volta Zero in autumn 2020. The new website also gives access to Volta’s Pioneer Programme. Members of the Pioneer Programme will be the first to operate pilot fleet trucks and production vehicles when ready, […]
LEVC (London Electric Vehicle Company) is set to revolutionise the commercial vehicle segment with the launch of VN5, its new electric light commercial van. Available to order now, first VN5 deliveries will commence in RHD form in Q4, with LHD models available from March 2021. VN5 has a flexible zero emissions capable range of over […]
In the 12 months ending 30 June 2020, Michelin received just 769 eligible claims for damage under its free accidental damage guarantee – from nearly 120,000 entitled truck and bus tyres sold in the UK and Ireland. Michelin says the claim rate of just 0.65 per cent highlights its unrivalled product quality, and demonstrates the […]
*UK light commercial vehicle (LCV) registrations decline -24.8% in June.*More than 30,000 vehicles registered as lockdown measures begin to ease.*108,876 new vans join UK roads in first six months, down -44.6% on same period last year. The UK new light commercial vehicle (LCV) market declined -24.8% in June, as lockdown measures eased and businesses began […]
Pierre Marol, President of B2A Technology and Jean-Luc Thomé, Group General Manager, announce the appointment of Nicolas Breton as Chief Operating Officer effective May 18th, 2020. In addition to the acquisition of innovative New Zealand company specialising baggage and parcel handling systems, Glidepath at the start of the year, the appointment of Nicolas Breton is […]
Karl Heinrich Lauri, managing team member at MRPeasy says implementing an ERP/MRP system should be high on the supply chain priorities list of smaller manufacturers – that is, if they wish to become ‘preferred suppliers’. COVID-19 has accentuated problems and accelerated change in a global supply chain environment already under stress. Supply disruptions are no […]
UK freight association ties up with maritime consultancy to enable its members to benchmark oceanfreight rates.
The British International Freight Association (BIFA) has entered into a collaborative agreement with Drewry to help bring the maritime research consultancy’s confidential freight rate benchmarking service to members of the trade association. Launched in 2019, Drewry Forwarder Benchmarking Club, is designed to meet the specific needs of freight forwarders and non-vessel operating common carriers (NVOCCs) […]