DAF are the UK’s runaway market leader in truck sales. As you would expect therefore, DAF curtainsiders are very popular on the UK’s used truck market. The DAF LF is for lightweight operations and is built to a maximum of 18 tonnes GVW which is where the CF curtainsider comes in and is available as a 6×2 26 tonne curtain sided body. The most common of these trucks is the 7.5 tonne Euro 6 DAF LF curtainsider – an operator’s favourite and a great all-rounder. For operation at 18 tonnes GVW up to 26 tonnes, then it has to be a CF – if used for long distance then look for one with a ‘Super Space’ cab.
Miniclipper Logistics has taken delivery of two new DAF LF260 18-tonne diesel 4x2 curtainsiders as it continues to re-shape its 70-strong truck and trailer fleet for the future. It is the first time the DAF brand has made it onto the solus MAN Miniclipper fleet but following an urgent need to grow its urban delivery fleet it took delivery of two trucks following a cancelled dealer order. This delivery coincided with two MAN XXL 6x2 diesel tractor units (one 440 and one 470) and two Lawrence David double deck trailers joining Miniclipper as it continues to re-focus its truck and…>
The drivers at Yusen Logistics (UK) had a lot of input into the buying process of the latest acquisition of 30 DAF CF260 18 tonne trucks to join the 350-strong fleet. Both box-bodied and curtainsiders, the new fleet was supplied by Brian Currie, DAF Dealer in Milton Keynes, with fleet management and maintenance support packages supplied by Hexagon Leasing. Drivers' Views were Important in 30-Strong Truck Deal at Yusen Logistics Like What You Know? The company carried out a product evaluation, and with the benefit of operational familiarity with current DAF vehicles, Yusen Logistics (UK) selected DAF based on driver…>