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Edge Transport Adds A Volvo FE 6x2 To Its Fleet


Edge Transport’s new Volvo FE 6x2 truck features a 320-horsepower Euro 6 D8K engine and a 12-speed I-Shift automated manual transmission. (Photo courtesy of Volvo.)

Edge Transport of Flintshire recently added a Volvo FE 6x2 rigid truck to its fleet. The 26-tonne vehicle has a Euro 6 D8K engine that generates 320 horsepower and an I-Shift 12-speed automated manual transmission. It features a curtainside body from Tiger Trailers and a fold-away tail lift from D-Hollandia. Edge Transport’s FE model, which was supplied by Thomas Hardie Commercials Ltd, also sports a special livery to celebrate the company’s 85th anniversary. Edge Transport chose the Comfort Cab option for its FE, which offers additional space that can be used for an office or to hold a single bed.

Joining The Family

All but two of Edge Transport’s fleet of 35 vehicles consists of Volvo trucks. It includes 18 tractor units, including FH and FM models with 6x2 pusher axles that are used overnight to support its Palletline operations as well as during the day for general hauling work. Palletline is a distribution service provider with an extensive network of carriers, of which Edge Transport is a member, and the new Volvo FE 6x2 model will support those duties. The company also has several FE and FL models in its fleet.

Long-Time Customer

Founded in 1933, Edge Transport has been a Volvo customer since the 1980s, and purchased its first vehicle from Thomas Hardie Commercials Ltd in 2012. All of Edge Transport’s Volvo trucks are backed up by Volvo Gold Service contracts and the company orders them “on contract hire” for a five-year period, according to a press release.

If you’re interested in adding an FE or other similar model to your fleet, you’ll find hundreds of used Volvo trucks  for sale every day on TruckLocator.

Posted On 27 September 2018
Category: Truck and Trailer News
Tags : rigid trucks volvo
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