Nexon Group, a national cleaning, hygiene and healthcare product suppliers, has expanded its fleet with two Iveco S-Way rigids. The Lincoln-based operator’s fleet travels across the country delivering cleaning and hygiene products to healthcare providers and care home groups and will use the two 19-tonne 4x2 rigid AT190S33/P trucks on multidrop deliveries.
The two trucks have a 28ft box body by Dependable Bodies with a 1.5t Dhollandia column tail lift. They’ve been specified with a a medium-high roof AT sleeper cab to make it easier to climb in and out of on multi-drop deliveries.
“Payload was our primary driver towards Iveco, being able to take advantage of favourable running costs on 7.2-tonne Daily box vans, then the Hi-Matic gearbox caught our attention to improve driver comfort while reducing fuel costs and our emissions,” said Nexon’s operations director, Stephen Green.
“With a model at every weight, it made sense to build our fleet around the same brand and now we run 16 vehicles, all Iveco from Daily, through 12t Eurocargo to the new Iveco S-Way. We decided to climb up to S-Way in order to maximise carrying capacity with a large box body while making sure that the drivers could have a large, modern and comfortable cab to night out in. We’re getting very good feedback on them already; They’re very smooth, comfortable and quiet on the move and the turning circle is excellent”.
Nexon plans to run the two S-Ways for 4-years, during which time they are likely to cover around 250,000km each. They have also specified the trucks with independent night heaters, door roller blinds and upgraded the standard cool box to a 25-litre fridge.