Every drop counts
We took a look at the bigger picture, not just the truck itself, and the service support we have had from the Volvo team has been impeccable".
Gone are the days of waiting a week for paperwork to arrive. I can fix service times, check
on progress and have instant access to invoicing at the touch of a button, 24-7.
The FH13-500 taken in to the fleet of H&R Carriers last year is setting a new benchmark for low fuel consumption and reliability for the Buckfastleigh-based specialist international fridge operator.
Nearly all of our Volvo’s are equipped with I-Shift, they’re completely reliable and deliver an average 9.5mpg.
The main reason we buy Volvo Used Trucks is the service, and great choice - we’re always able to get the vehicle, spec and the price we’re looking for.
We expect excellent 24-7 service from our dealer and with Volvo we get this, and the price they quote is the price we pay!
We run 8 Volvo’s, so if one goes down it can make a real impact on productivity. The last time we had a problem the driver made just one call to Volvo Action Service and the rest was history.
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With fully detailed information on vehicle performance, operational control has improved with an overall gain of 8% - 10% efficiency."
Volvo has more dealerships than others and whether it’s regular planned servicing or something unexpected we know we can leave that side of the business to them.
We aim for 100% truck utilisation every day – our dealer understood exactly and together with Volvo Financial Services we got known monthly costs and total support. For us it means increased productivity and guaranteed cost savings.
No matter how many years you spend behind the wheel, you can still become a better driver. So far, we've put 30 to 40 Driver Trainers and Lead Drivers through the Eco-Driving Course at Volvo Trucks HQ in Warwick.
The early results have been very encouraging. We ar seeing 7-8 per cent reductions in fuel consumption with the Perform & Locate Dynafleet package.
Contract maintenance has helped improve our overall efficiencies. With the support of the local Volvo Dealer, service and inspection intervals have been measured and easily met.
Getting the spec right could be the difference for a haulier between profit and loss.