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  • The driver-focused working environment of Volvo’s latest model FH Globetrotter, plus the aftersales support from the local Volvo dealer, has led Walkers Transport to add a further three 6x2 pusher axle tractor units to its expanding fleet.

  • Elegant Stone is already noticing significant fuel savings, as well as a greatly improved driver working environment, from its new model Volvo FM 8x2 rigid.

  • Logistics specialist Suttons Tankers has taken delivery of 14 new Volvo FMXs, the first rigids to join its fleet, after being impressed by the performance of a demonstrator supplied by local dealer Thomas Hardie Commercials.

  • KPH Plant Hire has taken delivery of a Volvo FM 8x2 rigid with beavertail body and split hydraulic double flip ramps, which it will use to deliver its extensive fleet of plant equipment including excavators, telehandlers, dumpers and rollers.

  • Bradford-based Shipley Transport Services has extended its relationship with Volvo Trucks after taking delivery of four new ultra-fuel-efficient Volvo FH with I-Save tractor units, each specified with a premium Globetrotter XL cab.

  • Bradford-based Expect Distribution has returned to Volvo Trucks – adding six new FH 6x2 tractor units to its busy fleet, having been impressed with the fuel consumption of a demonstrator vehicle.

  • Bradford-based business Russell Stone Merchants has taken delivery of its first ever Volvo truck, replacing a rival manufacturer with a new crane-equipped 4x2 Volvo FL rigid

  • International shipping and logistics specialist DFDS is increasing the share of Volvo trucks in its fleet with the delivery of 27 new FH Globetrotter tractor units, each specified with Volvo’s intelligent I-See predictive cruise control that analyses and adapts to gradients ahead for maximum fuel saving.

  • It is has been a difficult year for many people and here at Crossroads Truck & Bus we just wanted to thank you for your continued support throughout 2020. We would like to take the opportunity to wish you all a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. Stay safe and we look forward to welcoming you back in 2021.

  • Atkins LGV Training has put its first new trucks on the road, adding four Volvo FLs to its mixed fleet of commercial vehicles.

  • Potato supplier Braegate Produce has put its first Volvo into service. The FH Globetrotter 6x2 pusher axle tractor unit replaces a rival manufacturer’s truck in a seven-strong fleet.

  • The outstanding performance of Burton Roofing’s first Volvo truck has persuaded the construction supplier to add four new crane-equipped FM rigids to its fleet.

  • Press release

    12/04/2019

    25 Years not out! 

    TECHNICIAN Steve Hunter is among 100 people who have all received a long service award for 25 years at commercial vehicle distributors Crossroads Truck & Bus and Hartshorne Group.

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    12/04/2019

    Graham hits the century! 

    TECHNICIAN Graham Smith has become the 100th person to receive a long service award for 25 years at commercial vehicle distributors Crossroads Truck & Bus and Hartshorne Group.

  • Staff at commercial vehicle distributors Hartshorne Group and Crossroads Truck & Bus recently celebrated the 100th person to receive their 25 year-long service award at a prestigious event held at Nottingham Trent Bridge, the home of English cricket.

  • Kingston-upon-Hull haulier M.B. & J. Goodwin has added to its mixed marque fleet by investing in a Volvo FH16 750 6x2 tractor unit with Globetrotter XL cab which has been specified as a flagship model for the company and was supplied by Pete Atkinson at Crossroads Truck and Bus Ltd.

  • Bridlington-based, Richard Hayton Transport operates four Volvo FH tractor units on bulk agricultural deliveries throughout the UK. The company has recently taken delivery of a Dutch style FH 6x2 pusher axle tractor unit supplied by Pete Atkinson, Area Sales Manager at Crossroads Truck and Bus Ltd.

  • Following a takeover in 2017, Walkers Transport of Leeds has gone from strength to strength and has now invested in nine new Volvo FE rigid trucks and an additional FE training truck to help current and new drivers. However, key to the growth of the company has been a closer working relationship with Crossroads Truck and Bus Ltd.

  • To mark 100 years in business, Ernest Cooper Ltd has invested in a bespoke Volvo FH16 750 gold coloured tractor unit. The new flagship will also help raise money for Macmillan Cancer Support this year.

  • Recent winners of the prestigious ‘Tipper Operator of the Year 2019’ award, Alfred Hymas Ltd of Burton Leonard, near Harrogate, has taken delivery of six new Volvo FH tractor units. The vehicles are also the first ever taken on contract hire by the North Yorkshire based company, for evaluation of procurement options.

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