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RL TAYLOR

OPERATOR SPOTLIGHT

HeavyTorque Issue One: RL Taylor

RL TAYLOR

NEARLY FOUR DECADES OF GROWTH SHOW TAYLORS ARE MADE FOR SUCCESS, DAVE LEE REPORTS.

Richard and Julie Taylor’s transport operation may today be one of the biggest in the South West, but life began modestly in 1978 with just a single Leyland Bufalo rigid. Based at Sampford Courtenay near Okehampton, Devon, it was in the early 1980s that heavy haulage work began to run alongside the company’s regular bulk tipper operations. This move led the company to diversify into other business opportunities, with the acquisition of a solitary Scania LB141 4x2 tractor rated for 48-tonne operation pulling a tandem axle Transquip folding neck low loader proving to be a major turning point.

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HeavyTorque (#15, July 2018) was the final issue to grace the shop shelves, both on the High Street and across the travel network. As part of our onward strategy to adapt, HeavyTorque will now be distributed exclusively through controlled circulation and available through printed subscription.

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