• Fleet in Focus

    Fleet in Focus

    Now celebrating 21 years, Caledonian Logistics is a multi-faceted business that delivers pallets across much of Scotland for Palletways, alongside long haul and storage. Derek Mitchell discusses buying and leasing trucks for high mileage operations, […]

     
  • Marshalls Expand

    Marshalls Expand

    Production and sales at Marshalls Truck Bodies have risen exponentially since moving into a new build state-of-the-art facility in Salford a year ago. Rob Marshall and Martin Hardman discuss consolidation, production, repair, servicing and the […]

     
  • Selling Scanias

    Selling Scanias

    Vincente Connolly is the UK sales director for Scania (Great Britain), and the manufacturer has enjoyed a good year for registrations. He reflects on his start in the industry, time spent with a competitor ‘over […]

     
  • Renault Road Test

    Renault Road Test

    Renault Trucks has cut a swathe through the eight wheeler market getting its construction vehicles into operators and winning conquest business. A road test with a hook lift through the Scottish Borders provided an insight […]

     
  • Multidrive Explained

    Multidrive Explained

    A demonstration of an alternative method of discharging bulk materials away from tippers or moving floors was held by Multidrive, which brought interest from trailer manufacturers, operators and fleet managers as well as health and […]

     
  • ROADSIDE FACILITIES

    ROADSIDE FACILITIES

    Both Moto and The ‘fechan Diner explain how they have tackled the COVID-19 pandemic to provide suitable roadside facilities and hot food for lorry drivers within extremely tight guidelines from government, and it has not […]

     
  • SAVING EMISSIONS

    SAVING EMISSIONS

    The future of logistics has many challenges created by the environmental agenda and the demands of UK businesses; Andrew Malcolm considers the next steps and how his business is working on reducing the carbon footprint […]

     
  • SAFETY ON CAMERA

    SAFETY ON CAMERA

    The benefits of digital recording camera systems fitted to a heavy mobile crane led Mammoet UK to a fleet wide investment programme. It has helped improve safety, reduce costs, and allowed the company to meet […]

     
  • TESTING THE OLD FH

    TESTING THE OLD FH

    The theme to this year’s road tests is ‘out with the old and in with the new’, this time it is the Volvo FH16 750. The most powerful driveline in the truck market delivers performance, […]

     
  • DRIVERS CHALLENGE

    DRIVERS CHALLENGE

    Ross Jarrett passed his HGV Class 1 at 18 and within four years he set up as an owner driver. If that isn’t enough of a challenge, he has invested £250,000 on a new Scania […]