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  • BREWER’S SCOOP

    BREWER’S SCOOP

    18th September 2014

      CPL Transport Services and Multiaxle step in to shift 10 oversize vessels for Fosters larger production in Manchester’s historic brewery   By David W Weston PHOTOGRAPHY DAVID W WESTON   Fosters may be Australian for ‘larger’, but did you…

  • A lot of bottle

    A lot of bottle

    20th August 2014

      Even the fastest milk float in the West couldn’t handle the volume of work undertaken by Seaways Services   By David W Weston PHOTOGRAPHY David W Weston   There is every chance you take it for granted, even though…

  • Chasing Cars

    Chasing Cars

    21st July 2014

      There’s plenty to admire when this stunning airbrushed Scania transporter rolls into the lotBy David Humphries   PHOTOGRAPHY David Humphries   When it comes to transporting cars, 42-year-old Daryl Smith, director of Smith Logistics and self-confessed general factotum says:…

  • COSTLY EXERCISE?

    COSTLY EXERCISE?

    27th June 2014

      Truck manufacturers demonstrate why operators should focus less on a vehicle’s list price, and more on the Total Cost of Operation (TCO)By John Challen   PHOTOGRAPHY VARIOUS   Transport operators have been asked to deal with a lot in…

  • BUILT IN BRITAIN!

    BUILT IN BRITAIN!

    27th May 2014

      We don’t build anything here in the UK, do we? Wrong! There’s a thriving truck-building industry in the heart of Lancashire which builds just about every DAF you’ll see in this country   By Dougie RankinePHOTOGRAPHY Steve McCann Trucks…

  • Gone with the Wind

    Gone with the Wind

    2nd May 2014

      Mar-Train Heavy Haulage and Nordex win the battle to deliver essential parts for the West Browncastle  Wind Farm installationBy David PollockPHOTOGRAPHY DAVID POLLOCK Falck Renewables and Coriolis Energy have now begun construction work on the 22.5 MW West Browncastle…

  • MINING’S NEW GIANT

    MINING’S NEW GIANT

    3rd April 2014

      A hydro-kinetic drive 20-wheeler is destined to revolutionise ore and strip mine operations By Ed BurrowsIMAGES ETF EUROPEAN TRUCK FACTORY GmbH Nearing the final stages of assembly is a truck with the potential to make two-axle high payload ore…

  • EURO STAR

    EURO STAR

    6th March 2014

      Creating a good impression wherever it goes, this Euro 6 DAF XF is the most recent addition to the fold at Maru International    By Dave BowersPHOTOGRAPHY DAVE BOWERS Gavin Pearson works for transport company Maru International, based in…

  • Scania R560 vs MAN TGX 540

    Scania R560 vs MAN TGX 540

    6th February 2014

      Taking on a fleet of Scania V8 Toplines is no easy task, but that’s just what MAN’s high-spec TGX 540 has to do at bulk haulier WJ & J Green   By Dougie RankinePhotography Steve McCann Last time out…

  • Volvo FH16-750

    Volvo FH16-750

    9th January 2014

      This family-run firm decided to celebrate its 100th anniversary just a little early. And it was done in style, with this full-on Volvo FH16-750 heading up the fleet   By James StephensonPHOTOGRAPHY STEVE McCANN SE Broscombe of Huddersfield is…