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TV & Film Industry Support Vehicle Specialist Facilities By ADF Adds 25 Trucks To All-DAF Fleet

Facilities by ADF has chosen DAF as its brand of choice, amassing 78 trucks from the marque in three years with 25 more on the way this year. (Photo courtesy of DAF.)

Facilities by ADF of Bridgend provides production and support vehicles to the television and film industries. The firm will soon add 25 more trucks to its 78-truck all-DAF fleet, which it has amassed in just three years and which includes a mix of box trucks, tractor units, tank trucks, costume and makeup caravans, generator carriers, and others.

The recent ramp-up is the result of supporting such Netflix TV shows as “The Crown” and “Peaky Blinders,” as well as new film entries in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. DAF says the latest additions will be paired with “a wide range of body types and equipment” in order to meet the needs of those productions and others.

Reasons For Choosing DAF

There are several reasons why Facilities by ADF has landed on DAF as its go-to truck brand, the first being DAF’s ability to meet lead-time deadlines while also being open with its chassis specifications to ensure they’ll meet customer needs. There’s also the DAF Driver Training programme that helps the company’s drivers get the most out of their trucks.

However, a real ace up DAF’s sleeve is the support provided by dealer Watts Truck & Van, which now supplies all of Facilities by ADF’s vehicles. The dealer not only provides technician training to aid in onsite repair and maintenance, but also oversees work with body builders and suppliers to get trucks outfitted in a timely manner. Watts helps with safety as well, ensuring that vehicles stand up to the Direct Vision Standard.

A Single Source For Trucks

“We’ve moved towards a single truck supplier, simply because DAF delivers the best all-round package,” says Facilities by ADF Transport Manager James McDonald. “We use a single supplier for our trailers, a single supplier for our caravan equipment, so we’re delighted now to have a single source for our trucks. Moreover, the level of service and support from Watts Truck & Van has been absolutely impeccable. It’s not simply about supplying trucks. Watts gives us a bespoke aftersales package – driver and workshop training, vehicle lead-time coordination, and attention to detail. We’re really very impressed.”

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Source: DAF

Posted On 11 March 2021
Category: Truck and Trailer News
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