British cycle, car and camping retailer Halfords Group Ltd is renewing its entire long-distance logistics fleet with 50 Volvo FH 6×2 tractor units.
Supplied by Keith Bradley, Account Director at The Hartshorne Group, the 50 new Volvos are equipped with environmentally friendly, Euro-6, D13K engines producing 500hp and I-Shift automated manual transmissions systems. Volvo’s standard fit, Forward Collision Warning and Automatic Emergency Braking System is complemented by Lane Keeping Support and Nearside Proximity Sensors.
Tracey Barley-Wild, Head of Logistics at Halfords Group Ltd said: “Our working experience with The Hartshorne Group and Volvo Trucks has proved extremely successful. We are now happy to renew our entire long distance logistics fleet with FH-500 tractor units.”
There are obvious synergies with the Halfords Group and Volvo Trucks brand names with both putting safety, quality and leading customer service levels at the forefront of their respective businesses, meaning we’re ready for anything.”
Providing 100 per cent guaranteed uptime for the new trucks are 36-month, Volvo Gold Service contracts that will be delivered by The Hartshorne Group’s dealer point infrastructure. Halfords Group Ltd also opted for Volvo’s Dynafleet telematics package that claims to help improve fuel efficiency and increase operating efficiencies.