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Mercedes-Benz launches UK limited edition Actros1, the ultimate driver’s truck

Mercedes-Benz launches UK limited edition Actros1the ultimate driver truck

Mercedes-Benz Trucks UK has unveiled an exclusive new model which elevates driver appeal to a new level. A maximum of 100 Actros1 tractor units are being built and go on sale in March, loaded with optional technology, comfort features and visual enhancements. The eye-catching newcomer has been designed specifically for …

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“Volvo’s L45H is spot on…”

Volvo L45H is spot on

So says Harry Parry, proprietor of Pwllheli based HM & BP Parry trading as Gwrtaith Gwynedd about his loading shovel after nine months since purchasing it from SMT GB’s utility dealer for North Wales – Mona Tractors Ltd. The Volvo L45H is being deployed handling green waste, waste wood and …

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Krone Commercial Vehicles Group implements new distribution concept

Krone Commercial Vehicles Group implements new distribution concept

In response to current and future demand for parts requirements in the commercial vehicle sector, Krone Commercial Vehicle Group has started operations at its new central logistics centre. With an investment approaching 8.5 million Euros, the ground-breaking distribution centre was built at Europastraße 233 (main road 213) in Herzlake within …

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Pernod Ricard UK awards new six-year contract to Wincanton

Pernod Ricard UK awards new six year contract to Wincanton

Pernod Ricard UK, part of Pernod Ricard, number two in wines and spirits, has awarded a six-year warehousing and logistics contract to Wincanton, the largest British logistics company. The contract renewal includes warehousing in an HMRC-approved bonded site and transport solutions for key UK customer deliveries. It builds on the …

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GKD Technologies unveil new machine control safety systems at Intermat 2018

GKD Technologies unveil new machine control safety systems at Intermat 2018

UK based, GKD Technologies designs electronic sensor technology and software for use as safety warning devices to protect people, machines and equipment in construction, earth moving and rail industries. The company is using the forthcoming Intermat exhibition (23rd-28th April, Paris) to launch two new electronic safety systems for construction machinery. …

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Bev Walker joins the Taylor & Braithwaite team as the new Hyundai sales representative in the North

Bev Walker joins the Taylor & Braithwaite team as the new Hyundai sales representative

Cumbria plant and machinery dealers, Taylor & Braithwaite has recently added to the team and appointed a new sales representative for the company’s expanding sales boundaries. The Taylor & Braithwaite portfolio includes major brands including Hyundai Construction Equipment, Maximus, Pronar and the latest addition to the company’s increasing portfolio, Rubble …

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Hyundai Construction Equipment launches the brand-new HX130 LCR crawler excavator

Hyundai Construction Equipment launches the brand new HX130 LCR crawler excavator

The HX range of crawler excavators were first launched in 2015 – they were met with high acclaim and put Hyundai construction equipment firmly on the map for quality and innovation – leading industry press pundits hailed the new HX range as ‘a real game changer’. Now in 2018 – …

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Warning of 15-mile queues at Calais should be Brexit wake-up call says FTA

Warning of 15-mile queues at Calais should be Brexit wake up call says FTA

The Freight Transport Association FTA says a warning of 15-mile queues at the Port of Calais, if border checks are introduced after Brexit, should be a wake-up call for the British and EU27 governments. As the leading membership organisation representing the entire logistics industry, FTA has been highlighting the possible …

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Walkers Transport Driver Training Initiative gains official approval

WALKERS Transport NEW DRIVER TRAINING INITIATIVE GAINS OFFICIAL APPROVAL

Leading UK transport and third-party logistics specialist Walkers Transport has received JAUPT registered training centre approval to deliver bespoke CPC training courses for its drivers from both its Manchester and Leeds depots. Walkers’ new driver CPC training initiative has been approved by the Joint Approvals Unit for Periodic Training (JAUPT) …

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