Sandbach Commercial Dismantlers takes delivery of two Volvos from Thomas Hardie Commercials

Commercial Motor
April 30, 2018

Thomas Hardie Commercials has supplied steel recycling company Sandbach Commercial Dismantlers with two new Volvo trucks.

The Cheshire-based firm’s FMX with day cab features Volvo's D11K engine that produces 410hp as well as an I-Shift automated manual transmission system. This chassis comes with a Boughtons hook loader body, which is fully controlled from within the vehicle.

Its day-cabbed FL-818 includes a D8K250 engine coupled to a six-speed overdrive gearbox as well as Multi-lift Futura FTR12 skip loader body. Both trucks are the subject of three-year Volvo Blue service contracts, with servicing due to take place at the dealer’s Middlewich depot.

Paul Anubla, operations manager at Sandbach Commercial Dismantlers, said: “We bought our first FMX back in 2011 and it's still in service now. We've invested quite a bit in the wagons recently, and last year we decided to go Volvo again as it's been a good truck.

"The fact that the dealer point is so local was a big incentive for us to buy Volvo. Thomas Hardie Commercials are literally five minutes up the road, so it marries up well.”

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