On the plantations of Montes del Plata

Aigua, Uruguay: The scent of eucalyptus is in the air at the plantations of Montes del Plata. This fast-growing tree, ideal for producing cellulose, is part of the company’s commitment to responsible land management and sustainable forestry. But transporting the wood from the plantations to the processing plant about 600 km away is no small challenge, especially with heavy loads like this. It’s a complicated, highly demanding transport on narrow, hilly roads, often in remote areas. Breakdowns simply cannot happen. Montes del Plata depends on reliable transport companies to get the job done. For them, the solution is clear: a fleet of robust Volvo FMX 400 6X2 R trucks – perfect when every day involves back-to-back shifts in terrain that is as rough as it is beautiful.

Loading eucalyptus logs

Montes del Plata cannot afford to have any of its trucks breakdown on the narrow, hilly roads between its plantation and the processing plant about 600 km away.


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