General Transport & Distribution News

Increasing numbers of haulage firms are using telematics

Increasing numbers of haulage firms are using telematics

Rising fuel prices, environmental concerns and ever-tougher competition have paved the way for increasing use of telematics in the haulage industry.

Tyre marks for Schmitz Cargobull

Tyre marks for Schmitz Cargobull

Boughey Distribution, one of the UK's leading ambient grocery distribution and storage companies, has ordered 30 new curtainsider trailers from Schmitz Cargobull.

FTA - fuel duty increase 'unthinkable'

FTA - fuel duty increase 'unthinkable'

The Freight Transport Association says that the Chancellors decision to defer the 2p per litre increase in fuel duty until 1 October is very welcome.

Schmitz Cargobull working for Transaid

Schmitz Cargobull working for Transaid

New livery specially commissioned to mark the tenth anniversary of Transaid the logistics industrys charity.

Major trailer order announced

Major trailer order announced

P&O Ferrymasters, the market leading supplier of freight management solutions, has upgraded its trailer fleet with the acquisition of nearly 500 new models from Schmitz Cargobull.

Iveco doubles up for the CV Show 2008

Iveco doubles up for the CV Show 2008

Iveco, Europes largest full range commercial vehicle manufacturer, will be exhibiting products across two main stands at the CV Show 2008, with a line-up of vehicles ranging from 3.5 to 44 tonnes.

Hako's B90 Scrubber Drier offers super performance and environmental excellence

Hako's B90 Scrubber Drier offers super performance and environmental excellence

Hako has added the super performing and environmentally sympathetic B90 to its range of pedestrian scrubber driers.

VW takes majority stake in Scania

VW takes majority stake in Scania

Volkswagen, Europes largest carmaker, on Monday was on the verge of becoming the continents biggest truckmaker too as it agreed to buy a majority stake in Swedens Scania.

Morgan Tucker are on track for Olympic involvement

Morgan Tucker are on track for Olympic involvement

MORGAN Tucker, the Newark-based firm of consulting engineers, has been appointed to deliver one of the largest rail connected logistics centres in Europe ready for the 2012 Olympics.

Low Emission Zones in Europe!

Low Emission Zones in Europe!

Well over 70 cities and towns in 8 countries around Europe have, or are preparing, "Low Emission Zones", or "Environment Zones" to help meet the health-based air quality standards.

Jungheinrich awarded major integrated systems contract

Jungheinrich awarded major integrated systems contract

Jungheinrich UK Ltds Systems & Projects Division has been awarded a major contract to supply an integrated mini-load and order consolidation system to Hfele UK

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