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Truck Locator Rigid Tipper Trucks Blog Archive

22 July 2021
“We’re very proud to be running a fabulous Actros Edition 1 as our first tractor unit,” says Brunel Managing Director Brian Venables.
25 June 2021
Quarry boss Calum McCrae was impressed with the 8x4 Mercedes-Benz Arocs he acquired three years ago and recently added two more, opting for the Mercedes-Benz trucks over a previously used Swedish marque.
26 May 2021
The firm has a good relationship with Renault dealer Sparks Commercials and received endorsements of the Renault brand from others in the industry.
26 May 2021
The Hereford-based aggregate, concrete, and landscaping products supplier recently gained a third IVECO Stralis X-WAY tipper, and a fourth is on order.
14 May 2021
The firm has just upgraded its municipal hire fleet with six Isuzu trucks, including 3.5-, 7.5-, and 13.5-tonne GVM models.
4 May 2021
The extremely rugged 40-tonne off-highway truck is the successor to the company’s TRAKKER model with high reliability and payload capacity, as well as safety, digital connectivity, and driver comfort features.
30 April 2021
Emma Stevens (the Daughter in “Father & Daughter”) favours driving Scanias over trucks from other marques, and says the aftersales support received from Scania’s Shepton Mallet depot is another big factor in the purchase.
28 April 2021
The trucks were chosen for their manoeuvrability, light weight, and substantial payload, all of which Maydencroft says make them ideal for the tree surgery division.
22 March 2021
The 26-tonne 6x2 rigid is powered by four 66-kWh battery packs and came equipped with JOCQUIN tipper bodywork and a HIAB X HiPro 142-E crane.
17 February 2021
The firm cites the trucks’ toughness and fuel efficiency as important considerations in making a purchase decision, and says the Scanias’ comfortable cabs help its drivers avoid fatigue.
15 February 2021
H&C Haulage has operated Mercedes-Benz trucks for the entirety of its 20 years in business; the firm calls the new truck the “Muck Monkey Truck.”
21 January 2021
The County Durham-based firm says demand for its groundwork services has never been higher and anticipates this growth will continue into the near future.
21 January 2021
Site clearance, hazardous waste removal, and recycling specialist Jeremy Bishop Haulage favours the X-WAY for its quiet operation, tight turning circle, and payload capacity.
10 December 2020
The truck has a heavy-duty aluminium tipper body provided by AK Commercials that, when combined with its impressive manoeuvrability in tight urban environments, makes it a precise fit for Bowland’s needs.
20 November 2020
Six years after buying 8.55- and 7.5-tonne FUSO Canters, the contractor has invested in new replacements for each.
11 November 2020
The truck scored 88 out of a possible 100 points, or 4.3 points more than the runner-up.
11 November 2020
Hayfields Dairy of Audlem has found its new U430 to be a versatile, powerful replacement for a lesser truck and a tractor.
5 November 2020
This latest order brings PJ Webb’s Renault fleet contingent to 31; MD Phillip Webb says Renault trucks meet his firm’s requirements for ruggedness and keep his drivers happy.
29 October 2020
The Swedish truck company says the G 540 is “a heavyweight contender” for mining and construction operations.
2 October 2020
ASB Transport’s fleet of 20 trucks includes 18 Volvos; the firm bought the new FMs from Regional Sales Manager Richard Moorse at Volvo Truck and Bus Centre East Anglia.
10 September 2020
The roofing contractor will use the FUSO to deliver straw, reed, and other roofing materials for roof repairs and other jobs.
11 August 2020
The is the bulk haulage firm’s first Volvo Since 2011 is a tipper with lifting rear axle, which raises when the truck is empty to save fuel costs on unladen trips, then lowers automatically when the truck is loaded.
24 July 2020
The firm recently purchased three 3.5-tonne Grafter tippers and two 7.5-t rigid tippers to work out of their Beaconsfield, St. Albans, Sevenoaks, and Manchester locations.
23 July 2020
The firm says the truck’s five-star Direct Vision Standard rating from Transport for London factored heavily in their purchase decision.
26 June 2020
The tipper hire firm takes pride in running clean trucks with an eye-catching livery, and says their new Scania G 500 XT is very nearly as effective as an advert for the business as it is at hauling and dumping loads.

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