Ipswich-based Maze Logistics Solutions has added two 44-tonne Volvo FH Globetrotters to its 18-strong fleet. The 6×2 tractor units will be used for container haulage, pulling tri-axle skeletal trailers across the UK and each truck will cover up to 130,000km annually. The deal comes with a four-year Volvo Financial Services contract hire deal which incorporates a Volvo Gold Contract repair and maintenance package. Ryan Jiggens, Maze Logistics Solutions’ general manager said: “We decided to look at alternative options for our […]
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