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Well-known industrial and plant fabrication carriers, H.C. Wilson Transport Ltd. of Suffolk has ordered its first new Volvo truck; a high specification FH-540 8x4 Tridem tractor unit, supplied by Ian Reed, Area Sales Manager at Volvo Truck and Bus Centre East Anglia.
Well-known industrial and plant fabrication carriers, H.C. Wilson Transport Ltd. of Suffolk has ordered its first new Volvo truck; a high specification FH-540 8x4 Tridem tractor unit, supplied by Ian Reed, Area Sales Manager at Volvo Truck and Bus Centre East Anglia.

HC Wilson purchase new 4-axle Volvo FH540

Well-known industrial and plant fabrication carriers, H.C. Wilson Transport Ltd. of Suffolk has ordered its first new Volvo truck; a high specification FH-540 8×4 Tridem tractor unit, supplied by Ian Reed, Area Sales Manager at Volvo Truck and Bus Centre East Anglia. The Globetrotter XL ...

New Volvo FH for UK Lift & Haul

FORS Gold-accredited UK Lift & Haul of Rochford, Essex, has put a new Volvo FH-500 6×2 tractor unit with pusher axle into operation, supplied with a Volvo Gold Service Contract. Supplied by Ian Reed, Area Sales Manager at Volvo Truck and Bus Centre East Anglia, the FH comes with a ...

Volvo Trucks Power Machine Movements at James Garside & Son Ltd

Family-run machinery movers, James Garside & Son Ltd. of Boothtown, near Halifax in West Yorkshire opted for power and performance when it ordered a new double Volvo FH-540 drive tractor unit for its transport operations working across the UK and moving anything from single machines right ...

Readypower Rail Services on the right track with seven new Volvo Trucks

Readypower Rail Services has recently taken delivery of seven, heavy haulage, Volvo tractor units from Volvo Truck and Bus Centre London’s brand-new Banbury dealerpoint. The new group were supplied by Dave Sheldon, Transport Solutions Executive at Volvo Truck and Bus Centre London and consist ...

Volvo Trucks prove that quality counts for GBM UK

Louth, Lincolnshire-based demolition and waste management company, GBM UK has taken delivery of its first-ever Volvo truck, an FH16-650 6×4 tractor unit. The vehicle, plated for 120-tonne operations, will be immediately put to work on the firm’s heavy haulage side, transporting diggers, ...

Volvo Trucks provide a seamless solution at Adlington Welding Supplies

A new Volvo FH-420 6×2 rigid equipped with Dynamic Steering is improving access to construction sites for Lancashire-based Adlington Welding Supplies Ltd. First established in 1972, at what is now its headquarters in Chorley, Lancashire, Adlington Welding Supplies Ltd. has six depots ...

Nortons Hiab Services raise safety awareness with Volvo Trucks

Nortons Hiab Services Ltd of Miles Platting, Manchester recently took part in a primary school educational visit with its suppliers, Volvo Trucks and Hiab. Hiab were initially contacted by Bredbury Green Primary School in Romiley, Greater Manchester, to request assistance with their safety ...

J. Exley Steers Towards a Special Crane Equipped Volvo FH Rigid

West Yorkshire-based crane hire and machinery removals specialists, J Exley Ltd has just bought its first Volvo truck in several years. The company operates another four Volvos, the oldest of which has been in full, daily service since 2005. “We like to get our money’s worth,” General ...

O’Connor Group first Volvo truck gets flagship status

Utility service providers, O’Connor Group of Levenshulme, Manchester has recently taken delivery of its first Volvo truck – a FH-540 tractor unit, which is plated for STGO 80-tonne operations and forms the flagship of the firm’s 120-strong truck fleet. “We trialled several demonstrator vehicles ...

R.K. Bell Group Ltd returns to Volvo Trucks

Long-established construction, civil engineering, plant hire and surfacing specialist, R.K. Bell Group Ltd., of Bridgwater, have recently taken delivery of a new Volvo 13-litre FH-500 tractor unit. The new truck represents a welcome return to the Volvo brand for the company after a break of ...

Nicol of Skene gets a lift with a second Volvo FH16-750 tractor unit

Established Volvo trucks customer, Nicol of Skene has added a second flagship Volvo FH16-750 tractor unit to its operation. The new arrival joins a fleet that includes a number of high specification Volvo trucks. Supplied by Richard Cochrane, Transport Solutions Executive at Volvo Truck and Bus ...

Volvo Trucks work in tandem with Pickering Transport

Loyal Volvo customer, Pickering Transport of Holme-on-Spalding-Moor, Yorkshire has added a second 80-tonne Volvo FH-540 6×4 tractor unit to its fleet. Supplied by Pete Atkinson, Transport Solutions Executive at Crossroads Truck & Bus Ltd, Hull, the latest arrival carries an identical ...

10-tonne rated front axle seals the deal for Punchard FH16-750

The availability of the option of a 10-tonne rated front axle sealed the deal for a new, ‘67’ plate Volvo FH16-750 for Uttoxeter, Staffordshire-based operator Punchards Haulage. The 750hp truck, which joins Punchard’s 15-strong fleet, is a 6×2 twin-wheeled tag-axle tractor unit plated for ...

Three new Volvo FH-540’s 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 ...

New I-Shift – now with crawler gear options

Volvo Trucks is launching a new member of the I-Shift family – I-Shift with crawler gears. The new gears, which are added to the automated transmission, is entirely unique for series-produced heavy trucks and provides exceptional startability for trucks carrying heavy loads in demanding ...

Volvo FH is ‘best looking truck on the road’ says WPI Group Ltd

Speaking at the handover of their new 80-tonne GCW, FH-500 6×2 tag-axle tractor unit, Steve Igoe, Co-Director with his brother Michael, of Middlewich, Cheshire-based civil engineering, surfacing and site adoption management company WPI Group Ltd, explained why they continue to choose Volvo ...

Van der Vlist: Acting fast in Russia

Acting fast in Russia: Van der Vlist have recently expanded their fleet in Russia, wasting no time putting their new vehicles to good use. They recently moved a 23.4 tonne heater case at short notice from St Petersburg down to a production line in Torzhok. The 500km journey required both ...

Sweden drive prize for winners of #volvotrucksselfie competition

In a great new social media competition aimed at UK and Irish drivers and operators only, Volvo Trucks is inviting people to post a ‘selfie’ of themselves – with their Volvo truck – on the company’s @VolvoTrucksUK Twitter page, using the hashtag #VolvoTrucksSelfie. The competition ...