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Fleetmaxx Solutions opens a new office in Berwick-upon-Tweed

Fleetmaxx Solutions opens a new office in Berwick-upon-Tweed

Fleetmaxx Solutions has opened a new office in Berwick-upon-Tweed, despite the new Covid-19 restrictions in place for the North East. As a fuel card service provider, the company is aiming to keep businesses moving and people’s livelihoods growing even during these challenging times.

DVSA highlights the danger of defective aftermarket truck brake drums

DVSA highlights the danger of defective aftermarket truck brake drums

On 18 September 2020, the DVSA issued a warning about seriously defective aftermarket truck brake drums, citing two cases of failure in non-Scania components fitted to Scania P-series trucks.

Clive Warcup Transport celebrates its Golden Jubilee in style with Scania

Clive Warcup Transport celebrates its Golden Jubilee in style with Scania

Driffield, East Yorkshire-based transport specialist, Clive Warcup Transport Limited, has celebrated its first half century in business with a special presentation organised by founder and Managing Director Clive Warcup’s fellow directors, wife Diane and son Brian and their key truck supplier, Scania.

Total Distribution, Inc. honoured as First Place Fleet Safety Award Winner by Florida Trucking Association

Total Distribution, Inc. honoured as First Place Fleet Safety Award Winner by Florida Trucking Association

Total Distribution, Inc. (TDI), a Peoples Services, Inc. company, has been honoured as the First Place Fleet Safety Award winner as voted on by Florida Trucking Association’s Safety Management Council. 

L&R Haulage build premium furniture delivery service with PODFather

L&R Haulage build premium furniture delivery service with PODFather

L&R Haulage, the white glove home delivery specialist and owner of Elegant Home Interiors, is reaping the benefit of introducing PODFather's route planning and electronic proof of delivery software to its home delivery operation.

Road transport capacity on European spot market falls to lowest level since 2017

Road transport capacity on European spot market falls to lowest level since 2017

Compared with August 2020, 14.4% less road transport capacity was available in the first two weeks of September on the European spot market.

Shoreham Port invests £2m in UK-built Yale lift trucks from Forkway Group

Shoreham Port invests £2m in UK-built Yale lift trucks from Forkway Group

Shoreham Port has invested in a fleet of 35 new Yale forklift trucks to support its timber logistics operation that is estimated to handle up to 20% of all UK timber imports. The £2m contract is the largest ever for supplier Solent Forklift Trucks, part of Forkway Group.

All-rounder for one ton of payload

All-rounder for one ton of payload

The new E10 stand-on electric truck from Linde Material Handling is designed to be versatile and move goods weighing up to one ton. Linde points out that it can even fit into a freight elevator.

XPO Logistics awarded UK distribution for Beko plc appliances

XPO Logistics awarded UK distribution for Beko plc appliances

XPO Logistics, the global provider of transport and logistics solutions, has been awarded a contract by Beko plc, one of the UK’s largest home appliance groups, to serve as transport partner in the UK.

Yodel announces plans for long-term strategic investment in new Northern super-hub

Yodel announces plans for long-term strategic investment in new Northern super-hub

Yodel, the UK-based independent parcel carrier, has announced plans for a long-term strategic investment in a new Northern super-hub to support the company’s growth.

New three- and four-wheel electric forklifts from Hyster

New three- and four-wheel electric forklifts from Hyster

Hyster Europe has extended its range of electric counterbalance lift trucks with the introduction of nine new three- and four-wheel forklift models for lifts up to 3.5 tonnes.

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