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  • NEW VOLVOS PASS THE TEST ON AGGREGATE AT NORTH LINCS

    7th March 2019

    North Lincs Aggregates has recent taken delivery of 11 new Volvo trucks – nine tractor units and two FH 8×4 tipper chassis – all supplied by Crossroads Truck and Bus. NLA is based in the Isle of Axholme and is…

  • NEW VOLVO FL RIGID DELIVERS FOR LEEDS BRONZE ENGINEERING

    7th March 2019

    Leeds Bronze Engineering has taken delivery of its first Volvo truck – a new FL5.210 rigid, powered by a four-cylinder Euro 6 D5K engine producing 210hp and a maximum 800Nm of torque between 1,100 and 1,700rpm. Supplied by Crossroads Truck…

  • HARPERS TAKES ITS FIRST MERCEDES ACTROS TRACTOR

    7th March 2019

    The first Mercedes truck to wear the eye-catching colours of Cambridgeshire’s P Harper & Sons is proving every bit as fuel-efficient as hoped, while also winning a resounding ‘thumbs up’ from its driver. Transport Manager Matthew Harper, assisted by his…

  • TWO NEW FH TRACTORS PROVIDE FOR BOWKER’S CENTENARY YEAR

    7th March 2019

    WH Bowker, one of the oldest UK companies specialising in national and international logistics and now trading as Bowker Transport, has unveiled a new centenary livery on two new Volvo FH tractor units to provide the start to a year…

  • CRANLEIGH FREIGHT RETURNS TO VOLVO FOR THE LONG HAUL

    7th March 2019

    Surrey-based, Cranleigh Freight Services has returned to Volvo Trucks after a ten-year gap, with the delivery of four left-hand drive 4x2FH13.460s which will be primarily used on long distance European transport assignments for the company’s airfreight, events and motorsport customers.…

  • QUICK DELIVERY FOR MV’S NEW MANs

    7th March 2019

    Specialist truck provider MV Commercial has supplied Euroroute Recovery with a new MAN TGL 12.220 double deck transporter, delivering the vehicle in just 12 working days. The Dumfries-based company needed the recovery truck as part of its ongoing vehicle upgrade…

  • BROCKS TURNS TO IVECO

    7th March 2019

    A series of glowing press reports and an intensive week behind the wheel of a demonstrator was enough to persuade bulk excavation specialist Brocks Haulage to take on nine 32-tonne Iveco Stralis X-Way tippers, each specified for off-road missions. Each…

  • ONPOINT LOGISTICS POINTS TO NEW MARQUE WITH DAF

    7th March 2019

    Birmingham-based haulage and distribution specialist, OnPoint Logistics, has taken delivery of two top-of-the-range DAF XF530 FTG three-axle tractors – the first ever DAF products in the company’s fleet. The introduction of the new XFs signals OnPoint’s intention to benchmark DAF’s…

  • VOLVO BACK-UP LEVELS HELP WHITEHEAD MOVE FORWARD

    7th March 2019

    Long-established, logistics and storage solutions specialist, PF Whitehead Transport Services Limited of Croydon, is relying on Volvo’s leading back-up levels to progress its business with the purchase of a new Volvo FH13.500 to join two similar specification FHs, four FM…

  • NEW FL FOR WILTSHIRE TRANSPORT TRAINING

    7th March 2019

    Wiltshire Transport Training & Development of Devizes has taken delivery of its first Volvo truck – an FL5.240 4×2 16-tonne rigid fitted with a box body constructed by TWR Commercial Bodybuilders Ltd. The short wheelbase, 4,700mm chassis is powered by…