We all know that skip loader trucks get worked hard. That’s why many operators specify a Scania for skip truck operation. The reliability of the truck and the fact that there will be some residual value left when it comes to resale. You can usually find both 26 tonne Scania Skip trucks and 18 tonne Scania skip loaders for sale here in 6×2 or 4×2 axle configurations respectively. As you would expect, the vast majority of the trucks you will find on these pages will be the smaller P Series Scania cabs – although there are a number of low entry L Series trucks being sold in the market new and will eventually make their way onto these pages. These are the perfect truck for urban skip operation thanks to the low entry and superior visibility.
Most skips are used in urban environments and the truck used to deliver and collect them can travel further than most dustcarts – with drivers in an out of the cab nearly as frequently. This means that ease of cab access combined with excellent pedestrian visibility should be a must. It was these qualities and more that pointed london-based O'Donovan Waste Disposal Limited to become the UK's first waste management and recycling specialist to introduce a skiploader based on a Scania L-series chassis into service. Benefiting from a Transport for London five star Direct Vision Standard (DVS) rating, the vehicle…