Own-account operator Samworth Brothers Supply Chain has taken its first ever Volvos in the form of 35 FH trucks. The supply chain business has a 100-strong fleet and is the distribution arm of Samworth Brothers, which owns brands such as Ginsters and Soreen. The order comprised 34 FH-460 6×2 tractor units, plus a white liveried FH-500 training vehicle for the operator’s driver academy, equipped with I-Shift dual-clutch and extra seats. All the new trucks, which are replacement fleet vehicles, will […]
Currie European Transport has placed an order with Volvo Truck and Bus Centre North & Scotland for 25 Euro-6 Volvo FH tractor units.
Yorkshire-based frozen food logistics firm Reed Boardall Group has taken delivery of 50 new trucks – all Volvo FH 6x2s with the Euro-5 D13C 500hp engine and Globetrotter cabs – as part of its regular fleet renewal programme.
The RHA is to launch legal action against the major truck manufacturers, after they were found guilty by the European Commission of price fixing and fined €2.9bn (£2.5bn).