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Getting a used truck sold into a fleet should better than giving a long-term demonstrator. That’s just what happened with Mor Cross Transport. Once of their (non-Iveco) truck broke down and the company was desperate for a replacement. You can usually find a late Iveco tractor unit for sale at short notice and this case…

We often read that it’s all about the fuel economy, but if you have bad driver – or no drivers then the fuel economy is irrelevant. That’s why family business G. S. Davies & Son has taken delivery of a new Volvo FH Globetrotter 6×2 tractor unit and fitted it with Volvo’s Drive++ package to…

Mike Carr from Renault Truck dealership, Border Commercials got the job spot on. Sell a couple of used trucks into a fleet and keep in touch. Make sure you know when trucks are up for renewal and close a deal for some brand new trucks. Textbook stuff.  That’s what happened recently and, as a result,…

When Sheffield-based haulier Toutes Directions needed a new fleet flagship, they chose to ‘tick every box’ on the options list to reward a long-serving driver. Plated for operation at a gross combination weight of 68 tonnes, the Actros 2553 arrived via the local branch of Dealer Northside Truck & Van. It has a range-topping, flat-floored…

Downsizing the power of your trucks and still getting approval from drivers shows that the Volvo FH500 with I-Save is a solid buy. That’s what happened to T. W. Plummer, who has just taken delivery of a new Volvo FH 500 with I-Save 6×2 tractor unit, equipped with I-Shift Dual Clutch transmission, having recorded ‘huge…

Platts Transport has taken delivery of three new Volvo FH 500 with I-Save Globetrotter XL 6×2 tractor units – citing driver comfort, fuel efficiency and superb aftersales support as key reasons behind the order. The Wrexham-based business will use the trucks to distribute raw materials for sister company Platts Agriculture, as well as other general…

Carmarthenshire haulier M&M Greene has marked its 40th anniversary by commissioning a very special Mercedes-Benz flagship. Euro Commercials was proposing to use the Actros L for demonstration purposes… until it took the highly-specified tractor unit to the Convoy Cymru truck show, which was held in May at the Pembrey Circuit, near Llanelli. So impressed were…

Bowker Transport has taken delivery of a special liveried Volvo FH 460 with I-Save 6×2 tractor unit, to mark its 50-year working relationship with Volvo Trucks.  The Preston-based business – part of the Bowker Group – has been in operation for more than a century and is now one of the UK’s largest family-owned transport…

Two New Generation DAF XG 530 FTGs have quickly become a firm favourite for Lincolnshire-based agricultural haulier, Keyo. The firm, which took delivery of the three-axle tractor units in early July, has been so impressed by the performance of the new XG, it has already placed an order for a further two vehicles. Bucking the…

PAV Haulage turned to Dealer Motus Truck & Van for another pair of pre-owned Actros tractor units These were the first to be supplied to the company under new the Mercedes-Benz Certified banner. Buying New & Used PAV Haulage provides container transport services from its base at the port of Tilbury, and from the nearby…

What a great looking truck – and with both form and function, this drawbar demountable Volvo FM removal truck has clearly had a great deal of effort put into both (although reversing the drawbar trailer under two demountable bodies in a straight line would be beyond most of us mere mortal drivers). The Volvo FM…

The first of the large-cabbed DAF XG trucks are hitting the UK’s roads. One more has just arrived with its new owners – who have a further five to come shortly. JSP Hauliers in Manchester has taken delivery of its first New Generation DAF truck – a DAF XG+ 530 FTG – as part of…

They are reliable and they are good on fuel. That’s the view of Bulk transport operator M E Saunders & Sons who have taken delivery of a new Volvo FM 500 Globetrotter 6×2 tractor unit, with two more set to follow. The business runs other brands but believes that Volvo make the right truck for…

ND Young Transport has calculated its new Volvo FH 540 6×2 tractor unit will save it roughly £7,600 per year in fuel costs versus the truck from a rival manufacturer that its driver was working in before. The haulier and sand and gravel merchant has recently added the FH, equipped with Globetrotter XL cab, to…

Just fancying a change is sometimes enough to get a deal done. After more than a decade with no Volvo Trucks bought by Bath International Transport, the company has taken delivery of a new Volvo FH 500 4×2 tractor unit, equipped with a Globetrotter XL cab because they fancied a change from their current brand…

Volvo Trucks has made its debut at Huddersfield-based Hanson Logistics with the supply of a new FH 540 Globetrotter XL 6×2 pusher axle tractor unit, equipped with I-Shift Dual Clutch transmission. The new vehicle is operating exclusively on the firm’s long-standing contract with Baerlocher UK. Supplied by Jason Robinson, Area Sales Manager at Crossroads Truck…

Black Country-based hauler Andyfreight is voting with its feet. This means buying more Mercedes Actros tractor units as they have outperformed other manufacturers’ vehicles on the fleet on fuel consumption. The company has just added another three tractor units to the six supplied by Dealer Midlands Truck & Van last year, and will be taking…

An early adopter of the new IVECO S-WAY from launch in late 2020, Williams Transport has now taken delivery of its fifth, a special creation to mark its golden anniversary. With 50 trucks on the fleet, almost 20% of which hail from the Italian brand, the IVECO S-WAY is laying claim with plans for more…

If you have made it to the top of the sausage tree, then you can splash out on the trucks that distribute your meaty wares across the country. That’s just what sausage manufacturer James T Blakeman and Co. Ltd has done in taking delivery of three Volvo FH Globetrotter XL trucks. These three trucks are…

Maritime Transport has begun to take delivery of a further 355 Volvo FH with I-Save tractor units, adding to the 170 it already has in service and making the Felixstowe-based business the UK’s largest operator of Volvo’s turbo compound engine trucks. The decision to invest heavily in Volvo’s FH with I-Save follows the success of…