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    Biglorryblog: UKCM drivers choose Volvo

    Biglorryblog: UKCM drivers choose Volvo

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    To meet its growth ambitions for 2017, UK Container Maintenance (UKCM) of Northwich in Cheshire has taken delivery of another five Volvo FH-460 6×2 tractor units , The latest additions are part of programme, started in 2014, that will see the company update its entire fleet to Volvo trucks. Operations Director Liz Wolstenholme says: “We

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    Biglorryblog: JSH “C” two new tippers

    Biglorryblog: JSH “C” two new tippers

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    Leicestershire-based JSH Ltd. has taken on two new 32 tonne Range C430 8x4s with day cabs following positive experiences of both the vehicle and excellent support from local dealer, Renault Trucks Coventry. Complete with Swadlincote Aluminium & Welding (SAW) aluminium tipper bodies, the new Range Cs join JSH’s six-strong fleet, delivering aggregates and recycled materials

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    Biglorryblog: Cheese with whatever this is?

    Biglorryblog: Cheese with whatever this is?

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    Stephen from Cabsnoozer.com saw this very smart market trading shop in France at Christmas.  The French know a thing about selling food, it looked amazing. It was a cheese specialist, and the counter came right up to the front, making it a half cab.  Could be a Scania, it seems to be wearing a bit

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    Biglorryblog: Done to a T

    Biglorryblog: Done to a T

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    Scania T cabs are becoming a rare sight  0n the roads now, even rarer are T cabbed rigids so  when BLBs old mate  TK Dave spotted this B&A Group T-cab Scania 6×4 –  the flagship of a 50-strong skip and tipper fleet – at work in Central Bristol on a freezing January day  he had

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    The trucking family

    The trucking family

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    The honouring by the Polish Ambassador, on behalf of Poland, of British driver Dave Duncan for his fund-raising efforts for the family of murdered Polish trucker Lukasz Urban’s was a superb gesture. It did – I hope – remind the pubic that virtually all truckers are good people, and deserve more recognition for all the

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    We’ve got ourselves a Convoy!

    We’ve got ourselves a Convoy!

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    Truck driving is not a job for the faint hearted, but it’s fair to say that most who enter profession, whether they’ll admit it or not, actually do really enjoy it – or at least the vast majority of it. We often hear of drivers having ‘diesel in their veins’ and many drivers find it

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    Biglorryblog: Classic  Mercedes Trucks with an Aussie twist

    Biglorryblog: Classic Mercedes Trucks with an Aussie twist

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    A few Stuttgart classics spotted by Graham  at the first  Glen Innes NSW Historic  truck Show held in October 2016 .. About 100 Trucks  were on display at the show The New England Heritage Club Inc. Will hold a show every two years Smart Mercedes trucks with an Aussie twist, Smashing pictures as always Graham thank

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    Biglorryblog: Skinners Brewery and Isuzu thirst response team

    Biglorryblog: Skinners Brewery and Isuzu thirst response team

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    Truro community brewery Skinner’s Brewing Company has  taken its second  Isuzu, this time an Isuzu N65.150 manual 4×2 rigid truck, which is being used for the distribution of the company’s beer products to the Cornish coastal towns of Looe and Polperro, where road access can be extremely narrow in places. As part of the new

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    Biglorryblog: Range T ideal for new start

    Biglorryblog: Range T ideal for new start

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    Fast-growing start-up, JHS Logistics Limited, has selected Renault Trucks for its fleet vehicles. Two 44-tonne Range T460 6×2 tractor units are the latest additions to the cargo logistics and container haulage specialist’s fleet, which has expanded to six Range T460s in less than a year. JHS Logistics’ Managing Director, Mohsen Hasham explains why he selected

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    Trucking all over the world…

    Trucking all over the world…

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    January 1981 was a key date for me, as an 11 year old, that is when I bought my first copy of TRUCK magazine to fuel my new-found interest in HGVs. It had the brand new Scania GPR series on the cover, which had just been launched – the old 82, 112 and 142 series

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