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  • Actros is Mallinson champ

    Actros is Mallinson champ

    23rd October 2012

    Mercedes-Benz has stated its New Actros is beating the fleet average fuel return by a full two miles per gallon for South Yorkshire haulier Ken Mallinson & Sons. The operator is running 10 New Actros 2545 tractor units, including two…

  • RDFL enters Sto business

    RDFL enters Sto business

    23rd October 2012

    Building products manufacturer Sto has developed a close partnership with transport specialist Rhys Davis Freight Logistics to deliver its high-quality rendering materials directly to construction sites across the UK. Products are collected daily from Sto’s warehouses in Glasgow and Basingstoke…

  • Menzies bikes it for charity

    Menzies bikes it for charity

    23rd October 2012

    A team of 30 cyclists from Menzies Distribution has completed a 1500 km charity bike ride along the East Coast of the UK raising more than £20,000 for the newspaper industry’s charity, NewstrAid. The team, led by managing director David…

  • Auto Canters for capital

    Auto Canters for capital

    23rd October 2012

    Frozen, chilled and ambient food product supplier London FoodService has taken deliver of two new 7.5-tonne Fuso Canters fitted with the new DUONIC automatic transmission. The 7.5-tonne Fuso Canter’s key ingredients of high payload and compact footprint have made it…

  • Forklift trailer fleet raises the bar

    Forklift trailer fleet raises the bar

    23rd October 2012

    A new fleet of 11 bespoke-built forklift trailers are being put into operation by Barloworld Handling and its logistics provider Canute Haulage. Each trailer is designed to offer the most flexible materials handling equipment delivery service for customers nationwide. Operating…

  • Trakker tippers are off-road stars

    Trakker tippers are off-road stars

    23rd October 2012

    Nottinghamshire-based construction services firm Oakfield Plant and Transport has added a second Iveco Trakker 8×4 on/off-road rigid to its fleet of 10 trucks – just nine months after purchasing its first ever Iveco. Supplied by Sherwood Truck & Van, the…

  • Isuzu goes West

    Isuzu goes West

    23rd October 2012

    Commercial vehicle distributor Isuzu Truck UK Limited has appointed Bristol-based AK Commercials as its latest parts and service dealer. Keith Child, marketing director at Isuzu Truck UK, said: “Ideally located close to the important M4/M5 corridor, AK Commercials is a…

  • Return loads reviewed and rated

    23rd October 2012

    Online haulage marketplace returnloads.net has launched the UK’s first fully integrated eBay-style user review system.The company said that for the first time, thousands of hauliers will be able to benchmark each other’s performance and reliability as third-party distributors on the…

  • Snooper sat nav upgrade

    Snooper sat nav upgrade

    23rd October 2012

    Snooper has launched the Truckmate Pro S8000 – the latest edition to its range of truck-specific satellite navigation systems.Designed specifically for trucks and larger vehicles, by simply entering the height, width and weight of the vehicle, Truckmate calculates a route…