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Brett Martin drives through new delivery fleet

Plumbing and drainage manufacturer Brett Martin has added a pair of fuel-efficient DAF trucks to its fleet. Featuring Brett Martin’s distinctive branding, the DAF LF vehicles will deliver the company’s plumbing and drainage products to merchants across UK and Ireland as well as direct delivery to sites. The 18-tonne trucks …

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JCB stops production as global demand for machines reduces

JCB is today stopping production at all of its UK manufacturing plants as disruption resulting from the worldwide Coronavirus pandemic causes an unprecedented reduction in global demand. The company is halting production for the rest of this week and the whole of next week at its nine manufacturing plants in …

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Frank Key delivers with new Iveco truck

Frank Key Plant & Tool Hire has taken delivery of a new 7.2T beavertail vehicle to transport the company’s ever-expanding range of hire fleet to customers. Investment in plant delivery capability saw the arrival of a new £54,000 Iveco Daily 70C18 truck, featuring a beavertail body and lightweight aluminium ramps, …

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Sydenhams increase their DAF fleet as they open new premises

The name Sydenhams has long been associated with the supply of timber products and building materials across Hampshire, Wiltshire, Dorset, Oxfordshire, Avon and the Isle of Wight. The company was originally founded in 1874 by James Thomas Sydenham on a site in Poole, Dorset, where timber is still imported today. …

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Reliable FUSO Canters are selected for Premier Timber

Premier Timber bought its first FUSO Canter shortly after it opened for business 20 years ago – to suggest it run any other type of truck now would go very much against the grain. The family-owned merchant operates from a yard and saw mill in Queenborough, Kent, and has just …

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Combilift nominated in two 2020 IFOY Award catergories

For the second year in a row Combilift is a finalist in the IFOY Awards. The company is the only manufacturer to have two of its products nominated for a 2020 IFOY Award (International Intralogistics and Forklift Truck of the Year) which honours the best products and solutions of the …

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CEMEX upgrades facilities at Salford to improve rail depot capability

Global building materials solutions supplier CEMEX has invested over £300,000 into its Salford railhead, upgrading its track and storage bays to improve safety and allow delivery of hardstone into the site. This important work forms part of a strategic programme to upgrade all of the track at CEMEX sites across …

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Elite links up with new logistics partner

One of the UK’s leading manufacturers of precast concrete has teamed up with a new logistics provider. Elite Precast Concrete will work in partnership with flatbed haulage specialists Shropshire Express Deliveries to ensure its nationwide delivery operation runs like clockwork. The exclusive relationship will create a transport solution tailor-made for …

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W.Howard helps employee drive his career forward

Mark Odams passed his category CE driving test in November with the support of W.Howard Group Transport Manager Neville Waring and his team of Drivers. A category CE driving licence means Mark can now operate the company’s articulated fleet vehicles as well as the rigid vehicles. Mark first worked as …

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Lawsons electrifies its JCB Teletruk investment

Independent builders merchant Lawsons has taken on five new JCB 30-19E electric-powered Teletruks, the first of their kind in the UK. Lawsons is the first UK customer to invest in the JCB 30-19E, which was launched in Spring 2019 and is the first electric-powered model to be added to the …

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