Spar wholesaler James Hall & Co has bought eight new Volvos to serve more than 600 stores across the country. The operator bought six 4×2 FM tractor units as well as two 6×2 FE rigid trucks, with 410hp and 320hp respectively. The vehicles have 11-litre Volvo engines and are equipped with I-Shift transmission gearboxes. James Hall & Co runs a fleet of 86 vehicles, of which 52 are Volvos. Ian Farnworth, fleet engineering manager at JJames Hall & Co, said […]
Own-account operator Samworth Brothers Supply Chain has taken its first ever Volvos in the form of 35 FH trucks.
Operator EM Rogers saw its pre-tax profit soar last year in the wake of low fuel prices and a strong pound against the euro, but said the UK’s vote to leave the EU could now prove costly to its operation.
FMCG specialist Fowler Welch has ordered 130 MAN TGXs, in a deal that will see around one-third of its three year-old Volvo fleet replaced. Included in the predominantly Euro-5 order are five Euro-6 tractors with the same specification. These will be run as part of a wider trial to assess comparative performance and cost-efficiencies. Fowler Welch fleet manager Paul Allera says: “Ambient product producers are also looking for those same high levels of expertise and logistics efficiency we bring to […]