After a winter in which complaints about the roads network reached an all-time high, experts from Sweden and Alaska are coming to Scotland to share their experience on preparing for tough weather conditions.
Companies ranging from a quarry operator to a crane hirer were among the big winners at the event that recognises Scotland’s top transport firms. Jim Jamieson Quarries took the prize for Most Innovative Haulier.
Renault Trucks is building on the back of strong sales north of the border with the acquisition of a dealership and the appointment of a dealer principal. Scotland has 'a unique set of challenges' it says.
Isuzu Truck UK has strengthened its dealer operation in Scotland with the appointment of Broxburn company Graycoll Truck ‘N’ Trailer which will be responsible for all new truck sales, service and parts support.
Tayside trucker John Vannet had an easy decision when it came time to replace his five-year-old vehicle…'another Renault please'. The Range C is ideal for his work as an owner-driver for Breedon Northern, he says.
Scania this week launched its XT truck range as it stepped up its drive to target construction users. 'We now have the right products, the right services and the right skills' said its CEO.
Malcolm Construction has added a “quite special” demountable skiploader that can be loaded on and off a chassis fitted with a conventional hookloader system. It means one vehicle can do the job of two.
Isuzu’s new generation D-Max Arctic Trucks AT35 will be officially launched on October 1. The pick-up has been built to work in “gruelling” conditions and has a 3.5 tonne towing capacity.
An Ayrshire civil engineering contractor has put its hand up to making a mistake when it briefly moved away from a long-time supplier. It corrected its error recently with an order for a truck and trailer combination.