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  • Actros tops McCulla fuel efficiency trial

    on Jul 18, 13 • in UK • with Comments Off on Actros tops McCulla fuel efficiency trial

    A Mercedes-Benz New Actros left trucks from every other major manufacturer trailing in its wake in a fuel-efficiency trial staged by temperature-controlled distribution specialist McCulla (Ireland)

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  • Isotrak to exhibit at Commercial Motor Live 2013

    on Jul 16, 13 • in UK • with Comments Off on Isotrak to exhibit at Commercial Motor Live 2013

    Visitors to Commercial Motor Live 2013 will have the opportunity to learn about the latest telematics and vehicle tracking developments from Isotrak. The company has launched a host of integrated solutions this year, including new electronic proof of delivery systems, mobile data communications, in-vehicle camera links and workshop software linking with live data from vehicle CANBus systems. The event will be held at Millbrook Proving Ground, a test and development facility for the automotive industry on Wednesday 2 and Thursday 3 October

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  • Davies Turner saves money with Michelin

    on Jul 16, 13 • in UK • with Comments Off on Davies Turner saves money with Michelin

    International logistics specialist Davies Turner estimates it has saved more than £20,000 over two years following a significant decrease in tyre failures after switching to a full Michelin policy for its trailer fleet in July

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  • Brian Yeardley Continental trials new Volvos

    on Jul 15, 13 • in UK • with Comments Off on Brian Yeardley Continental trials new Volvos

    International logistics operator Brian Yeardley Continental Ltd is conducting fuel trials with two new Globetrotter XL-cabbed, Volvo FH-500 4×2, X-Low chassis tractor units which have been purchased for that reason. Both trucks are equipped with Volvo’s 13-litre D13C engine rated at 500hp (368Kw) and are Euro-5 compliant

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  • Schmitz Cargobull Euroliners for Salvatori

    on Jul 15, 13 • in UK • with Comments Off on Schmitz Cargobull Euroliners for Salvatori

    Kent-based haulier Salvatori has taken delivery of 12 new Schmitz Cargobull Euroliners (S.CS UNIVERSAL) as the company standardises on the European-specification trailer for the curtainsiders within its general haulage fleet

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  • Trial a Schmitz Cargobull sliding floor trailer

    on Jul 5, 13 • in UK • with Comments Off on Trial a Schmitz Cargobull sliding floor trailer

    Following positive feedback on its new sliding floor trailer range at Tip-Ex 2013, Schmitz Cargobull has launched a dedicated demonstrator model for the UK and Republic of Ireland markets, which is available now for customers to trial. The S.SF 24 with sliding floor trailer, manufactured at Schmitz Cargobull’s Gotha plant in Germany, was brought over to the UK exclusively for the three-day show at Harrogate, where it received significant customer interest.Paul Avery, Managing Director of Schmitz Cargobull UK says: “Following the sliding floor trailer’s debut at Tip-Ex last month, and the interest it has attracted, we

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  • Millers of Speyside choose Gray & Adams

    on Jul 4, 13 • in UK • with Comments Off on Millers of Speyside choose Gray & Adams

    When you’re transporting cuts of beef weighing 75kg apiece on hooks suspended from your truck roofs, you need to know that those vehicles are built to take the punishment

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  • VOSA launches Guide for recovery operations

    on Jul 4, 13 • in UK • with Comments Off on VOSA launches Guide for recovery operations

    VOSA has a Guide for recovery operations, which has been developed following recognition of the need for further clarification around the complex legislation relating to operating recovery vehicles

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  • Chiltern flagship at TCSD exhibition

    on Jul 2, 13 • in UK • with Comments Off on Chiltern flagship at TCSD exhibition

    The Temperature Controlled Storage & Distribution exhibition is co-located with the Frozen and Chilled Food Show, September 18-19, at the Peterborough Arena and  Chiltern Cold Storage’s new Mercedes-Benz flagship truck will be on display

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  • Keltruck employee completes Tour De Branch 2013

    on Jul 2, 13 • in UK • with Comments Off on Keltruck employee completes Tour De Branch 2013

    Paul Green, Group Warranty Manager for Keltruck Ltd completed a gruelling 220-mile charity cycle from the extremes of Keltruck’s branch operations in Cross Hands in west Wales to Worksop in north Nottinghamshire. Stopping off at number of other Keltruck locations en-route the event was aptly named ‘Tour De Branch’ and was all in aid of the Children’s Charity ‘Wish Upon A Star’

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