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News
22/07/2019

Matthews Haulage completes move to all-Mercedes fleet

Matthews Haulage has taken delivery of four Mercedes-Benz Actros vehicles, with their arrival now making the 15-strong fleet 100% Mercedes-Benz. The operator cites dealer support and vehicle quality as key reasons for the policy.

Supplied by dealer S&B Commercials, three of the new arrivals are Actros 2545 tractor units with 2.5m-wide, ...
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19/07/2019

Volvo and Samsung join forces

Volvo Group and Samsung SDI have entered into a strategic alliance to ...
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19/07/2019

Fifth FORS Gold for haulier

Wimbledon-based haulier ELB Partners is celebrating achieving FORS Gold ...
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19/07/2019

Lunar lands new Carrier unit

Aberdeenshire-based fish transporter Lunar Freezing has taken delivery of ...
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18/07/2019

E-bus project concludes

Bus planning, telematics and ticketing software supplier INIT says a ...
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18/07/2019

Have your say: driver CPC data

Fleet operators are being urged to participate in an online survey ...
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18/07/2019

TPA on board with Fuso Canter

Temporary access equipment provider TPA has taken delivery of its first ...
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17/07/2019

Actros trial delivers on fuel

Sister companies 4S Distribution and Hallam Express have placed a combined ...
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17/07/2019

Replacement filter selection

Parker Hannifin has launched the Par Fit toolkit, a filter element ...
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Features
09/07/2019

Legal update: July 2019

This page is brought to you by specialist transport law firm Backhouse Jones

REGULATORYThe government has agreed with the EU an extension of the UK’s EU membership until 31 October 2019 at the latest. The DVSA has recently released new guidance on this for hauliers, which is summarised below. The extension means that UK hauliers can continue to ...
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08/07/2019

First priority

Truck OEMs encourage dealers to improve by benchmarking their expectations of service levels. By publishing dealers’ performance in league tables, they create a healthy dose of competition. Will Dalrymple reports
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08/07/2019

Heavy metal

Bigger and heavier than a standard 44-tonne artic, heavy haulage trucks are an essential part of some operators’ fleets. John Challen looks at the latest offerings
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08/07/2019

Go, team, go

Last month, the ninth annual IRTE Skills Challenge welcomed 23 teams from 12 companies to the Bristol workshop bays of S&B Automotive Academy
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