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Truck Locator Rigid Dropside Flatbed Trucks Blog Archive

21 June 2022
Travis Perkins plc, the UK’s largest distributor of building materials, recently made a multi-million-pound investment with the purchase of 170 Volvo FM 330 6x2 rear-steer rigids.
24 May 2022
The 16-tonners are equipped with dropside bodywork from Ranch Truck and Trailer, as well as HMF cranes to ease loading and deliveries.
11 March 2022
“Reliability is important too, of course, and our first Canter hasn’t missed a beat, which is why we’ve had no hesitation returning for more,” says Director Darren Paine.
30 November 2020
The trucks are the first among the firm’s 16 Isuzus in the 13.5-t weight class, and the recent fleet replacement order is also the fourth consecutive for Vp Groundforce since 2014.
21 September 2020
Carrier Landscapes’ new Grafter Green N35.125 is a 3.5-tonne rigid with factory-installed dropside bodywork; it becomes the 45th Isuzu in the firm’s 80-vehicle commercial fleet.
23 July 2020
“If I’d known Unimogs were this good I would have bought one years ago,” says Finney.
20 May 2020
Mitsubishi FUSO distributor Mercedes-Benz says the eCanter is “the world’s first fully electric light-duty truck to enter series production,” and that more than 140 units have been sold worldwide since its launch in 2018.

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