Select Country

Mercedes-Benz Atego For Lightning From S&B Commercials



Hatfield, Hertfordshire-based Lightning Packaging Supplies has taken delivery of two new Mercedes-Benz Atego 7.5-tonners.


The trucks, supplied by local Dealer S & B Commercials, are the subject of Mercedes-Benz Finance contract hire agreements - the first time the company has chosen this acquisition method.


Both are Atego 816 variants with ClassicSpace S-cabs, and 5.1-litre engines which produce 156 horsepower.


Their bodies, meanwhile, are by Wessex Vehicle Services, of Salisbury.


In line with the operator’s long-established policy, the latest two have replaced trucks which were stood down after five years on the road and they are maintained and repaired at S & B Commercials’ workshop on the Hatfield Business Park.


Operations Director at Lightning Packaging Services Tony Ritson said: “Our relationship with the dealer is every bit as important as the vehicles themselves.


"Service Manager Steve Smedley understands the absolute importance of keeping our trucks and vans out on the road and earning, and provides fantastic support.


"He and his team will always bend over backwards to help us out, which is very reassuring.”


Posted On 7 November 2019
Category: Truck and Trailer News
Tags : mercedes benz
  Tags
  Blog Archive
Brunel Of Cornwall Purchases Rare Mercedes-Benz Actros Edition 1 Tractor & Arocs Tipper
“We’re very proud to be running a fabulous Actros Edition 1 as our first tractor unit,” says Brunel Managing Director Brian Venables. ...
Read More
Volta Trucks Partners With CPC Group On Composite Exterior Body Panels For Volta Zero Electric Truck
The companies plan to start full-scale production on customer-specified vehicles by 2022’s end, leveraging composite materials in the body and trim. ...
Read More
Suttons Tankers Purchases Its First Volvo FMX Rigid Trucks For Yorkshire Water Duty
The logistics and supply chain specialist made the most of its demonstrator, putting the truck through its paces in the Yorkshire Dales “to see if they could handle the job.” ...
Read More
Mercedes-Benz Sells Fuel-Efficient, Safety-Enhanced Actros Over-The-Road Trucks To Howard Tenens Logistics
The new Actros 2545s came with flat-floored BigSpace cabs and 450-horsepower, 12.8-litre, inline six-cylinder engines. ...
Read More
Kelly Plant Hire Puts UK’s First New Volvo FM Road Sweeper Trucks To Work
The firm says its drivers love the new Volvos, and the rear-suction sweeper bodywork from Bucher Municipal represents a big competitive advantage as it provides a deep clean in a single pass. ...
Read More
Stan Robinson Updates Trailer Fleet With The Addition Of 10 New SDC Curtainsiders
To save on fuel, Stan Robinson selected the BPW Eco-Plus axles and SDC’s fuel-saving aerodynamic roof profile. ...
Read More
DAF New Generation XF Trucks To Haul Safely & Efficiently For Freshlinc
The temperature-controlled food haulier has one of the UK’s largest refrigerated truck fleets and has kicked off a fleet replacement programme with a recent order placed with DAF Trucks. ...
Read More
MAN Announces Advanced Features For New Truck Generation
Highlights include the MAN OptiView mirror replacement system, the MAN CruiseAssist driving assistant, new drive functions, and improved aerodynamics. ...
Read More
FSEW Orders Battery-Electric Heavy Tractor Units From DAF
The CF Electric’s 210-kilowatt electric motor delivers 2,000 newton-metres of torque, and its 350-kilowatt-hour battery has a fully charged range of up to 220 kilometres. ...
Read More
3 New Volvo Trucks Join Willshees Waste & Recycling With 3 More On The Way
The new trucks are the first Volvos Willshees Waste & Recycling has put into service in several years, but owner Dean Willshee says an impressive test drive sealed the deal. ...
Read More