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FH16 XXL mega move delivers holidayhomes from Estonian factory.
08On the movein Finland
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CONTENTS & EDITORIAL
“We are workingtogether to deliverflexible transportsolutions.”
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Welcome to the spring issue o
. In this editionwe carry a report on the Volvo rucks Driver Challenge2012, which is now underway. Tis is a very importantevent or us in the UK and Ireland. Last year we had 95proessional drivers take part and this year we are hopingto increase that to around 120. We look orward towelcoming the top ten competitors, in this toughesto competitions, to a thrilling nal in Galway in July.Te Volvo Ocean Race is nishing there at the same time.In this issue, we also have stories which demonstrate,no matter what your operation, or indeed the size o youreet, that Volvo rucks and our dealer network can tailora transport solution that will deliver on all counts – be ituptime, uel economy or a exible nancial package tosuit your ownership requirements. For example, whileJohn Raymond ransport worked very closely withruck and Bus Wales and West on their eet’s uel usage,Volvo Financial Services provided a exible ppk deal tohelp Carlsberg UK make efciencies with their cost o ownership. We also eature tipper operators Roger andSimon Gilkes, the reliability o whose Volvo trucks is atestament to their decision to have them maintained on aexible service contract rom new with Volvo ruck andBus Centre East Anglia, Coventry.I hope you enjoy reading this issue o
Simon Gibson Transport Ltd is operatingthe first FH XXL in the UK.
18Simon ison’s 50this an XXL
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