Trucks entering service

Biglorryblog: UKCM drivers choose Volvo

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 invited several manufacturers to show …

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Biglorryblog: Range T ideal for new start

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 Renault Trucks: “We set up …

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Biglorryblog: New heavies for Tripod Crest

When it comes to transporting pavers, rollers and asphalt planing equipment, some weighing in excess of 38-tonnes, Tripod Crest Ltd based in Northampton has turned to Volvo Truck and Bus Centre East Anglia of Wellingborough and three new Volvo FH-540, 6×2 tag-axle tractor units. Tripod Crest Ltd. is one of the leading names in highway maintenance and the three new …

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Biglorryblog: Tiger building a smart image with Iveco

The image a scaffolders truck raises is probably a beaten up fairly old flatbed operating out of a small untidy, plank and pole strewn yard. But at least one company bucks against the stereotype. Mark Parkin & Barry Brown are both directors of TIGER Scaffolding They are just moving in to their impressive new yard set up in Whitby North Yorkshire. …

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Biglorryblog: New Stralis right up North West Roofings Hi-Street

North West Roofing Supplies is expanding its fleet with two new Iveco Stralis Hi-Street trucks, featuring the manufacturer’s patented HI-SCR engine technology, after reporting “complete satisfaction” with a seed Stralis acquired in 2014. The two 26-tonne 6×2 Stralis Hi-Street rigids both feature a plant body, an Atlas 165.2A2 crane and a lifting and rear-steering axle, providing increased manoeuvrability for the …

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Biglorryblog: Volvo FM and Chips please

P. D. Huggins Potatoes stunning new Volvo FM-330 6×2 rear-steer rigid, with air suspension on all axles, provides the ultimate driving comfort environment for deliveries of an essential ingredient that is one half of what has been dubbed by its aficionados as ‘the ultimate comfort food’. The FM is used by the Warboys, Cambridgeshire-based operator, to make deliveries of potatoes …

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Biglorryblog: Nixon takes its 50th Isuzu

Construction equipment hire company Nixon Hire has just celebrated the arrival of its 50th Isuzu, as a further 10 more Isuzu 7.5 tonne rigids have now been added to its nationwide service fleet. The relationship between Nixon Hire and Isuzu Truck UK goes back eight years and these are now the second generation of Isuzu trucks to be in operation …

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Biglorryblog: DAF cleans up for Westminster Waste

Westminster Waste in South East London has taken delivery of its first refuse-collection vehicle on a DAF CF 440 FAX 8×2 chassis. The Euro 6 vehicle, which joins seven DAF LF 18-tonne skip-loaders on the fleet, has two front steering axles, one rear drive axle and rear lifting/steering axle, and features a Heil body with VWS vehicle weighing system. Dave …

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Biglorryblog: Harris goes DAF for its 25th

Harris Transport has celebrated its 25th anniversary with a special DAF XF 510 FTG tractor unit. The haulage and storage business from Eastleigh in Hants, has an almost all-DAF fleet of around 40 vehicles, a mix of LFs, 18T and 26t DAF CF rigids and XF tractors, with 13 new additions including the XF 6×2 marking their 25th year in …

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Biglorryblog : 750 horses for Bull Transport

Bull Transport have placed orders for six new Volvo FH tractor units so far this year – including a fleet flagship FH16-750.  The latest Volvos are used on a range of duties from general haulage to refrigerated work, where they may be double shifted round the clock, seven days a week during peak periods, working on store deliveries for Tesco, throughout …

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