Transport

A HARSH choice

Robert Purvis Plant Hire specified its new tippers with a HARSH combined ram and tank front end tipping gear. “Tipper specifications just keep getting better and better,” says managing director Craig Purvis.

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A bigger TIP

TIP Trailer Services has relocated its Scotland branch from Motherwell to a five-acre site at nearby Chapelhall in a move that doubles workshop capacity and provides additional trailer parking space.

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Volvo hits the road

Morayshire firm Limehillock Quarries is using a high-spec Volvo tractor unit to transport equipment to sites across the north of Scotland. 'A substantial investment,' says the company.

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A Class act

A Scots traffic management company has improved fleet safety and efficiency by using a mobile application with integrated telematics. The integrated telematics and camera system can reduce accident rates by up to 39%.

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AB2000 in van deal

AB2000 is replacing more than half of its 50-strong van fleet with new vehicles. It’s the first time the Glasgow-based company – acquired last year by the Quattro Group – has contract hired.

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Grafter does the business

An all-Isuzu distribution fleet at a 15th century West Lothian estate has been boosted with the arrival of the customer’s first Grafter Green 3.5 tonne rigid truck to join three other Grafters.

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Scania ready to deliver

Powered access business AFI group has expanded its transport fleet with a £1m investment in nine Scania vehicles. “We expect powerful, robust, economical performance,” the company says.

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Volkswagen’s Arctic role

A one-off Volkswagen pick-up has been designed exclusively for use in the Arctic Circle. It has a raised ride height, big all-terrain tyres…and a cappuccino maker.

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‘We’re unbeatable’

A Glasgow business that supplies up to 250,000 tonnes of topsoil a year believes it has come up with an unbeatable combination for delivering loads. But it's got things front to back.

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Transport titles awarded

A haulage company specialising in truck-mounted cranes and buckets has won an award in its 50th anniversary year. And Jim Ritchie and Campbell Stewart of Cadzow Heavy Haulage shared the Personality of the Year title.

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