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  • 23rd March 2020

    Truckstop contacts With many truckstops currently closed or offering reduced – or take away only – service to drivers, we listed the contact numbers for most UK truckstops so you can ring in advance to see what services they are…

  • EIGHT NEW VOLVO FHs HELP EXPAND AN IMPRESSIVE FLEET AT HARRISONS

    14th February 2020

    Temperature controlled distribution specialists, Harrisons Transport has added eight new Volvo FH13.460 4×2 tractor units to its fleet. Supplied by Thomas Hardie Commercials, the new Volvos are finished in Harrisons stunning red and blue livery, complemented by colour matching side…

  • GLENCOE PLANT SERVICES COMMISSIONS FIRST MERCEDES ECONIC SKIPLOADER

    14th February 2020

    Glencoe Plant Services’ has put its first skiploader based on a low-entry Mercedes Econic into use. Part of the Masterson Holdings Group, GPS works from premises in Chalfont St Giles, Buckinghamshire. The new 18-tonner was supplied by S&B Commercials and…

  • RENAULT NUMBER ONE FOR HENDERSON FOLLOWING LATEST ADDITIONS

    14th February 2020

    The Henderson Group, one of the key players in Northern Ireland’s economy and owners of the Spar, Eurospar, Vivo, Vivoxtra and Vivo Essentials franchises, has added 15 Renault Range T460s and 14 Range D18s to its group fleet line-up. With…

  • NEW FH TRACTORS MAKE LIGHT WORK OF TIPPER WORK AT COFCO

    14th February 2020

    Agricultural business specialists, Cofco International UK has put five new Volvo FH13.460 6×2 Lite tractor units into operation. Transport Manager Tom Pountney said: “We worked carefully with Volvo to get the specification right. The new FHs are 400kg lighter than…

  • VOLVO HELPS AMAZONE GROW ITS BUSINESS

    14th February 2020

    South Yorkshire-based agricultural and ground care machinery manufacturer, Amazone, has put two new crane-equipped Volvo FH tractor units into operation. Logistics Manager Ian Caulkett said:, “We are now on our third generation of Volvos and we like to get ten…

  • AO GOES FOR EIGHT MERC ACTROS TRACTORS ACQUIRED VIA FRAIKIN

    14th February 2020

    Online electrical retailer AO has signed a five-year, full-service contract hire agreement with Fraikin for eight 4×2 Mercedes Actros 1846 tractor units, after being shown the benefits offered by the vehicle’s latest technological advances. The trucks – new additions to…

  • ASHFORD INTERNATIONAL PRESENTED WITH TRUCKSTOP OF THE YEAR TROPHY

    14th February 2020

    Ashford International Truckstop was presented with its Truckstop of the Year trophy on January 23. It scooped the large Truckstop of the Year category, sponsored by Crouch Recovery. The award was presented to the owner Darrell Healey and General Manager…

  • Sydenhams fleet grows with first new DAF XF tractor unit

    14th February 2020

    Sydenhams, which supplies timber and building materials across the south of England, has opened a branch in Glastonbury leading to the purchase of a DAF XF480 FTG Space Cab tractor from commercial vehicle specialists, Adams Morey. Group Transport Manager Jamie…

  • IVECO AND NIKOLA ANNOUNCE TRE PRODUCTION IN ULM

    14th February 2020

    Iveco’s parent company CNH Industrial has announced that the Nikola Motor Company new TRE truck will be manufacture the Iveco factory in Ulm in Germany. This partnership saw CNH Industrial take a $250m stake in Nikola as the lead Series…