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Harrisons Transport has taken delivery of five new Volvo FH 460 with I-Save tractor units, equipped with Globetrotter XL cabs. The order was placed after the Preston-based business averaged 11 mpg with its first batch of Volvo’s ultra-efficient turbo compound engine trucks, which have been in service since 2019. Supplied by Neil Crook, Customer Solutions…

Volvo now have 100% of Arnold Plant Hire’s fleet of three trucks after a competitor brand was ousted in favour of an 8×2 FH Globetrotter. The older six-wheeler has been replaced with a new Volvo FH 420 Globetrotter 8×2 rigid, featuring an electro-hydraulic steered rear axle to maximise manoeuvrability when delivering to sites with limited…

As recently as 2018 Shayn Winsor, owner and Managing Director of Wymondham-based plant and equipment mover, Valley Services, attended an industry event with a number of local hauliers.  At the time, there were no Scania trucks at all in Shayn’s fleet.  A conversation with a fellow operator who had just purchased two would change all…

One deal for a total of fifteen trucks almost doubled the number of gas-powered Volvo trucks on Gregory Distribution’s fleet.  As with many of the more progressive operators, the company is gradually investing in alternatively fuelled trucks. For long distance, haulage the only viable option at present is to head down the Bio-Methane route. The…

How best to mark the conclusion of your 10th year in business? Maze Logistic Solutions found its way to Motus Truck & Van for the answer – a Mercedes Actros Edition 2. The Ipswich-based operator has relied on highly specified Mercedes trucks since it was established by Joint Managing Directors Jimmy Simmonds and Steve Snelling…

To celebrate the 125th anniversary of its Maldon Mill, Carr’s Flour has put a new gold liveried Volvo FH Globetrotter XL into service. Supplied by Dean Harriss, Truck Sales Executive at MC Truck & Bus, the new Volvo FH 6×2 flagship tractor unit is equipped with I-Shift Dual Clutch transmission and is powered by Volvo’s…

Long-standing Mercedes-Benz operator Haulaway has brought down the curtain on its 30th anniversary celebrations by commissioning a limited edition Actros Edition 2 tractor unit. The East Sussex-based operator provides a portfolio of waste management services to trade and domestic customers. Its fleet of 22 skip-loaders, tippers, tipper-grabs and tractors is dominated by the three-pointed star….

Last week saw the start of the series production of the new generation of trucks at DAF in Eindhoven. The official ‘Job One’ truck – a red XG+ with a 12.9 litre PACCAR MX-13 engine – was presented by John Jorritsma (Mayor of Eindhoven) and Harry Wolters (President of DAF) to André Verbeek, Managing Director…

You want your technicians to be the best they can. The downside to this is that they could be open to being poached by other workshops – that’s a risk every truck dealership takes. However, an apprentice from Volvo Trucks dealer, Thomas Hardie took himself off and started a new business. As it turns out,…

Some kind of recognition is welcome after 40 years of service.  Forget a card and a nice watch in a gift box, long-standing driver, Gary Hughes, who has worked for the business for more than 40 years just got himself a brand new Volvo FH540. Working for Mid Glamorgan-based Alan Price & Sons, Gary gets…

Nobody reading this will be unaware of the UK’s scarce resource of HGV drivers.  That’s why Walkers Transport is investing in new Volvo machinery to ensure their drivers are as happy as they can be. The Volvo FH Globetrotter’s driver-focused working environment, plus the aftersales support from the local Volvo dealer, has led Walkers Transport…

North Down Grain (ND Grain) has taken delivery of six Iveco S-WAY 6×2 tractor units (AS440S48TX/FP) that aim to keep Northern Irish farmers and cows moooooving. This is the third round of Iveco tractor units that have joined the Newtownards-based haulier on contract with Lakeland Dairies, the farmer owned co-operative that has been in operation…

Third generation family run haulage business, Moody Logistics & Storage, has welcomed its first pair of Iveco S-WAYs to its 28 strong truck fleet. With 90% of the fleet made up of 18t Eurocargo rigid and 44t Stralis tractors, Iveco S-WAY was the natural choice, continuing a long-standing relationship with local dealer, North East Truck…

Long-standing Volvo Trucks and Volvo Construction Equipment customer, Collins Earthworks, has taken delivery of five new FMX 500 Globetrotter 6×4 tractor units for operation with ejector trailers from its headquarters in Kirkby-in-Ashfield. Amongst the first new model FMX tractors to be delivered in the UK – they each benefit from the latest cab design with…

Bulk haulage firm, Roger Warnes Transport Ltd.is another UK company with access to the New Generation DAF XF before series production starts with a vengeance with an  XF450 FTP mid-lift’ added to its predominantly DAF-based fleet. The Norfolk-based operator is one of a number of operators across Europe involved in the extensive New Generation DAF…

We’ve read plenty about customers taking delivery of the earlier Actros Edition 1 tractor units, but the first of the new limited edition is now carrying Tiptree jams around the UK’s Roads. A limited edition of 400 worldwide with just 12 sold in the UK, the Edition 2 club is an exclusive one. At the…

When faced with an impressive menu in a good restaurant, many of us think ‘I could just eat it all’. It seems a similar thing happened when the boss of Leicester-based Aylestone Transport was browsing the available options on the Volvo FH menu.  Bodge Aylestone Ward, Managing Director of Aylestone Transport literally ordered it all….

Based up in Huntly, Aberdeenshire, is family-owned general haulier, JG McWilliam. No stranger to the Iveco brand, having previously run several Stralis on contract hire, the business has just purchased its first Iveco S-WAY, treating it to its full traditional Scottish livery. The new truck, an AS440S57TX/FP Iveco S-WAY 6×2 tractor, sits on full air…

Hereford-based haulier Bayliss Bros has been blown away with the fuel figures of its new Volvo FH 540 Globetrotter 6×2 tractor unit, equipped with Volvo’s I-Shift Dual Clutch transmission. The latest model FH – with updated styling, enhanced fuel-saving features and interior – has only recently arrived at the business, but the initial mpg return…

It looks as though Iveco have an increasing foothold in the fleet acquisition policy for family-owned haulier, S&L Services (SLS). Prior to this deal, there were just four Ivecos on the fleet – this has now doubled to eight with more orders on the horizon should things go according to plan. The four new Iveco…