News

  • Scunthorpe Truckstop wins awards

    23rd May 2019

    Scunthorpe Truck Stop has recently won two awards for its commitment to providing secure parking for hauliers and lorry drivers. It has been honoured by the PSR Partner Award from Transported Asset Protection Association and the Park Mark Safer Parking…

  • Crouch runs charity open day for Cancer Research

    2nd May 2019

    Crouch Military MoD and Military Sales is running a charity open day on Sunday May 19 from 1000-1500 at its Market Harborough depot on Rockingham Road (LE16 7QE) in aid of Cancer Research.

  • Alpha Recovery acquires high spec Volvo wrecker

    26th April 2019

    Alpha Recovery has put a new ultra-high specification Volvo FH13.540 rigid recovery vehicle into service to coincide with a major operational expansion programme for the north east-based company. Supplied by Volvo Truck and Bus Centre North & Scotland, the 6,000mm…

  • Reynolds ready for the ULEZ

    26th April 2019

    Reynolds, one of the biggest fruit and vegetable suppliers in the UK, has taken delivery of two new specialist vehicles for operation inside London’s new Ultra-Low Emissions Zone (ULEZ). Both feature Carrier Transicold refrigeration equipment and have been supplied by…

  • Brexit delay: advice for hauliers

    25th April 2019

    As has been widely reported, the Government and the EU have agreed an extension of the UK’s membership until October 31 2019 at the latest which means hauliers can continue to operate across the EU as usual until then. The…

  • Arocs heads to Cornish operator

    25th April 2019

    Cornwall’s Brunel Recycling has added a high-riding eight-wheeler Mercedes Arocs 4140K with volumetric mixer body to its fleet. Essentially a truck mixer and concrete batching plant rolled into one, the new truck was supplied by Rygor Commercials. Built in Buckingham…

  • Heaver opts for used Actros

    25th April 2019

    Exeter-based Heaver Brothers often buys pre-owned vehicles, when high-quality, low-mileage examples are available – and an Approved Used tractor unit from local Mercedes Dealer City West Commercials will always fit the bill. The latest arrivals are a pair of three-year-old…

  • Booth stays loyal to Volvo

    25th April 2019

    James Booth of Bolton has recently put ten new Volvo FM11.450 Lite tractor units into service as part of a total fleet renewal programme, consisting exclusively of Volvo trucks supplied by Thomas Hardie Commercials. FORS Bronze operators, James Booth recently…

  • Earthworks takes first new FMX

    25th April 2019

    Earthworks UK has selected a Volvo FMX13.420 rigid with a tipper grab body for its first new truck purchase. The 8×4 chassis joins a small fleet of tipper and tipper grab trucks based in Avonmouth. Supplied by Truck and Bus…

  • Whincup’s new Volvo FH

    25th April 2019

    Based in the North Yorkshire village of Kirby Hill, haulage contractors Whincup & Sons was founded in 1989. That date was by no means, owner Brian Whincup’s, first encounter with the business of running trucks; nor with Volvo. “I’ve been…