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Western Fuel has added its first new Volvos to its 26-strong tanker delivery fleet, putting two FL 4x2 rigids into service. The trucks replace older vehicles at the Bridgwater-based business and will be used to deliver kerosene, diesel and gas oil to a wide customer base across the south west.
Mid Glamorgan-based Alan Price & Sons has put a new Volvo FH 540 Dual Clutch with a Globetrotter XL cab into service, ordered specifically to reward long-standing driver, Gary Hughes, who has been committed to the business for more than 40 years.
The driver-focused working environment of Volvo’s latest model FH Globetrotter, plus the aftersales support from the local Volvo dealer, has led Walkers Transport to add a further three 6x2 pusher axle tractor units to its expanding fleet.
Volvo Trucks has received an order for 100 FM Electric trucks from DFDS, Northern Europe's largest shipping and logistics company. The deal is the largest commercial order to-date for Volvo electric trucks, and one of the largest ever for heavy-duty electric trucks worldwide.
Thame-based West Coast Haulage is taking delivery of 60 Volvo FMX tippers in one of the largest deals for the new model to-date, replacing older trucks previously supplied by a rival manufacturer in the 100-strong fleet.
Volvo Trucks is addressing the urgency to fast-forward the transformation to electric transport by arranging a global online event. The aim is to show how to go electric and inspire transport companies to get started.
Paul Chapman & Sons has added a new flagship Volvo FH16 750 Globetrotter XL to its fleet – one of the first new model FH16 8x4 Tridem tractor units to hit the road in the UK.
Bolton-based J&P Vehicle Deliveries is operating the first two new model Volvo FM car transporter chassis to enter service in the UK, both specified to a high standard as part of the firm’s commitment to giving its drivers great trucks.
Long-standing Volvo Trucks and Volvo Construction Equipment customer, Collins Earthworks, has taken delivery of five new FMX 500 Globetrotter 6x4 tractor units for operation with ejector trailers from its headquarters in Kirkby-in-Ashfield.
Demolition and waste management specialist Collard Group has completed a move to fitting Genuine Volvo Parts across its fleet of more than 100 Volvo trucks, which it maintains in-house.
Leicester-based Aylestone Transport has taken delivery of one of the highest-spec new model Volvo FH 540 Globetrotter tractor units to be built for the UK market to-date, with the 6x2 pusher axle tractor unit riding on full air-suspension and benefiting from six different options packages and multiple accessories to create a truly unique vehicle.
Elegant Stone is already noticing significant fuel savings, as well as a greatly improved driver working environment, from its new model Volvo FM 8x2 rigid.
National provider of plant and site equipment, Garic, has taken delivery of four new Volvo FH 8x2 rear-steer rigids and one Volvo FM Globetrotter 6x2 rigid, with several additional FMs to follow later in the year.
Hereford-based haulier Bayliss Bros has been blown away with the fuel figures of its new Volvo FH 540 Globetrotter 6x2 tractor unit, equipped with Volvo’s smooth shifting I-Shift Dual Clutch transmission.
WHC Hire Services, a company specialising in the supply of large plant to contractors, civil engineers, groundwork firms, builders and other commercial clients, is upgrading its fleet with two new Volvo FE 4x2 rigids.
Ringway has added three new Volvo FE 6x2 rigid trucks to its expansive fleet, with low-entry cabs to improve the safety of vulnerable road users, cyclists and pedestrians, as well as providing a better working environment for its drivers.
Redditch-based Kelly Plant Hire has become the first operator in the UK to put the new Volvo FM into operation in a road sweeper application. The FORS Gold-accredited fleet has taken delivery of three FM 380 Globetrotter 4x2 rigids riding on rear air-suspension and mounted with Back to Black rear suction sweeper bodywork, from The Bucher Group.
Logistics specialist Suttons Tankers has taken delivery of 14 new Volvo FMXs, the first rigids to join its fleet, after being impressed by the performance of a demonstrator supplied by local dealer Thomas Hardie Commercials.
Burton-based Willshees Waste & Recycling has added three new Volvo trucks – two FM 8x4 rigids and one FH Globetrotter 6x2 tractor unit – to its rapidly growing fleet.
Warton Freight Services has marked 30 years in the haulage industry by putting a new Volvo FH 8x2 rigid onto the road, equipped with a 70-tonne/metre Fassi crane.
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