Mercedes sell a lot of trucks in the UK to be used as curtainsiders. Their popular Atego, Axor, Antos and Actros models are often configured with curtainside bodies for distribution work. The Mercedes is the perfect brand for this type of distribution work with ambient box bodies The Mercedes brand makes a statement – especially to those who know little about trucks but the costs of buying a Mercedes box truck should not be as high as for a Scania or Volvo. Looking for a smaller Mercedes curtainsider under 5 tonnes GVW? Then you should be looking at a Sprinter. There are links to all of the Mercedes curtainsider models and variants on this page – browse through the links to find your ideal three-pointed star.
Caledonian Logistics has ordered 35 Mercedes-Benz Actros trucks in rigid and tractor unit form – their first Mercedes Actros order in five years, due in part to short lead times frrom the German manufacturer. The Aberdeenshire-based company’s 35 new vehicles are being supplied by local Dealer BLS Truck & Van and are the subject of contract hire agreements with Mercedes-Benz Finance. Most are replacing trucks by two other manufacturers that have reached the ends of their contract hire terms. However, Caledonian Logistics is also increasing its total fleet strength by a couple of vehicles, to 80. Caledonian Logistics has ordered…>
Mercedes-Benz Trucks’ ability to supply a 26-tonne chassis with the low frame height that allows customers to maximise load volumes meant that when it needed a second truck to stay ahead of growing customer demand, PRM Green Technologies had no hesitation in choosing another Actros. The company, which operates from headquarters in Cannock, Staffordshire, provides specialised IT equipment recycling and secure data destruction services for customers from across the commercial and public sectors. Like its three-year-old predecessor, the new vehicle was supplied by Dealer Midlands Truck & Van. Once again, the operator chose a 2540 LnR model with ClassicSpace L-cab,…>
Exeter-based Parsons Nationwide Distribution have always been impressed with their Mercedes Actros tractor units but preferred to go for a Swedish manufacturer for their rigid trucks. That’s all changed as the company has just commissioned its first rigid truck bearing the three-pointed star. Purchased from City West Commercials, the 26-tonne Actros came with MirrorCam, Active Brake Assist 5, enhanced Predictive Powertrain Control and the optionally upgraded Multimedia Cockpit, interactive. The 2540 L model has a 2.3m-wide StreamSpace cab and a 10.7-litre in-line six-cylinder engine that produces 394 hp. Its reinforced curtainside body is by TWR Commercial Bodybuilders, of Cullompton, which…>
If your business is all about attention to detail – you wouldn’t want a staircase built by a slapdash joiner – then the choice of truck also goes under the microscope for Aberdeenshire’s Urquhart Joinery Services. The company enjoys an enviable reputation for the high quality of its work – and demands the same exemplary standards from its truck supplier. The new 13.5-tonne Atego 1321L has a ClassicSpace S-cab and a 5.1-litre engine No surprise, then, that when the family-owned firm decided to replace its seven-year-old Mercedes-Benz, its first call was to Dealer BLS Truck & Van for another vehicle…>