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Truck Locator Volvo Blog Archive

24 October 2018
Eco-Readymix, a ready-mix concrete supplier based in Rhostyllen, Wrexham, Wales, recently added a new Volvo FMX 8x4 rigid chassis truck to its fleet.
19 October 2018
The firm used to hire out its transport operations, but says its Volvo trucks have turned around what was once a liability through considerable cost savings.
12 October 2018
Volvo Trucks will display several of its alternative fuel-operating vehicles at the Freight in the City Expo set for 6 November at London’s Alexandra Palace.
12 October 2018
CEVA Logistics, with multiple locations around the UK, recently purchased a fleet of 85 Volvo FM tractor units.
5 October 2018
Barrow-in-Furness-based Wicks Group recently added to its fleet a horsebox with a Volvo FH-460 6x2 chassis as its base.
2 October 2018
Volvo recently manufactured its millionth FH truck, which the company presented to Gesuko, a specialist in refrigerated transport, at IAA Commercial Vehicles 2018 in Hannover, Germany.
27 September 2018
After soliciting advice from industry contacts, the steel fabrication firm decided a Volvo would be the best fit for their needs.
27 September 2018
The Flintshire haulage firm’s current 35-truck fleet is nearly entirely made up of Volvos; the new FE will be handle general deliveries as well as carrying out Palletline operations.
25 September 2018
The Derbyshire builder’s merchants tapped the FM for its combination of maximum manoeuvrability and plenty of power for hauling construction materials into jobsites.
25 September 2018
The Swedish firm is developing an entire logistics ecosystem of autonomous, electric vehicles and a cloud-based control system to synchronise and monitor their operation.
21 September 2018
The Swedish truck maker is also discussing the framework of its plans for autonomous trucks and the management of same.
21 September 2018
The earth and aggregate haulage firm has a fleet of more than 30 Volvo rigid tipper trucks; JPE Transport Director Stephanie Price says they have been “reliable and well suited to our job.”
19 September 2018
These 750-horsepower beasts are equipped with Globetrotter cabs for driver comfort, and one has an Epsilon timber crane mounted behind the cab.
19 September 2018
Volvo recently launched a tyre management service for customers in Sweden, started a pilot program for truck monitoring in Europe, and plans to implement machine learning to make its analytics programs more accurate.
18 September 2018
The firm’s newest recovery vehicle is a 500-horsepower 4x2 fitted with Volvo’s Globetrotter cab and Falkom 12000 bodywork.
6 September 2018
Parent company Ash Group seeks to compare the Volvos to other makes in waste management scenarios after having had success with Volvos in skip truck and tipper operations.
27 August 2018
Surrey-based Inkerman Hire Services recently purchased a new FH16-750 8x4 rigid hooklift truck that will be used to pull a drawbar trailer packed with plant machinery.
24 August 2018
Volvo Trucks has supplied two new trucks, a Volvo FH-500 and a Volvo FM-370, to Central Chemical Supplies Ltd., a Northern Ireland-based independent chemical trader.
21 August 2018
The Volvo FL and FMX provide the right mix of lightweight construction and power to get the job done, and Bill Dyson Skip Hire like Volvo’s support team, as well.
21 August 2018
Volvo Trucks, together with a London-based dealer, recently delivered a series of five Volvo FMX chassis and two Volvo FH chassis tractor units to Readypower Rail Services.
16 August 2018
The Staffordshire waste and drainage specialists needed a chassis that could support an RTN Clayton Vallely combi vacuum tanker body, and the FH13 filled the bill.
10 August 2018
The Birmingham logistics and storage company needed two new flagship trucks and tried demonstrator models from every manufacturer before choosing two FH13-500s.
9 August 2018
The truck is also refined, comfortable, and efficient, and comes with an almost dizzying array of configuration options.
8 August 2018
Hull-based Altitude Scaffolding recently purchased two new Volvo FE 26-tonne rigid trucks, adding to a fleet of Volvo trucks that include FL10s and FL12s.
1 August 2018
McGovern Plant Hire has added a Volvo FM sweeper, complete with the company’s brand new livery, to its fleet of commercial vehicles and sweepers.

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