• RENAULT TRUCKS IN SCOTLAND

    RENAULT TRUCKS IN SCOTLAND

    When Renault Trucks brought the dealership franchise in Bellshill back into the fold, Peter Murray was given the task of bringing it up to speed. He talks about how investment and a new sales team […]

     
  • ACCREDITATION NECESSARY?

    ACCREDITATION NECESSARY?

    There is no shortage of accreditation schemes open to hauliers, but how necessary are they and are some just costly box ticking exercises that restrict market access in an arbitrary way?

     
  • Fleet In Focus

    Fleet In Focus

    With its roots in agriculture, the Thompsons of Prudhoe Group has evolved into a family run business that delivers services and materials to the construction industry, as well as demolition, land reclamation, property and recycling.

     
  • Parts Promotions

    Parts Promotions

    What are the ‘added value’ parts programmes on offer from the truck manufacturers? We look at quarterly promotions, ‘spend and save’ initiatives, national deals and legacy parts.

     
  • New Dealership

    New Dealership

    Truck, bus and van manufacturer MAN, has opened a new build dealership in Gateshead as part of an ongoing £20 million five year investment programme into the wholly owned network.

     
  • Renault Tipper Test

    Renault Tipper Test

    On Test: Renault Trucks put a demonstrator in with West Coast Contracting, replacing a 13 year old Scania P series eight wheeler, hauling stone across north west England.

     
  • 2020 Top Truck Award

    2020 Top Truck Award

    Widely seen as a proper step up in class, Iveco’s new S-Way long haul truck wins the 2020 Transport News Top Truck Award thanks to its new stylish look and all new interior.

     
  • trailer innovation

    trailer innovation

    Since 2002, an international industry award for trailer innovation has been presented at the biennial IAA Commercial Vehicle Show, promoting product innovations in the trailer and body sector.

     
  • Scottish Rewards

    Scottish Rewards

    The 26th annual edition of the Transport News Scottish Rewards presentation saw a full house of road haulage industry luminaries on parade for an early breakfast at Glasgow’s Crowne Plaza Hotel.

     
  • Trailers on Parade

    Trailers on Parade

    Leading trailer manufacturers continually improve and introduce new innovations to their product range to help reduce the total cost of ownership to the operator. Kevin Swallow looks at the latest upgrades.