Abbey Logistics takes deliver of new road tankers
Four previous generation DAF XFs are also joining the fleet are four.
Abbey Logistics’ new trucks will serve some of the UK’s and Europe’s key food producers.
They join an existing fleet of around 350 tractor units and nearly 700 purpose-designed tankers.
Dave Patten, managing director at Abbey Logistics, said: “A successful fleet truck is one that our drivers will take great pride in operating.
“It needs to be safe, comfortable and spec’d to a high standard with the right equipment and facilities a driver would need when out on the road. We believe that DAF’s New Generation trucks are some of the highest quality vehicles on the market today, so we are pleased to be amongst the first UK operators to add them to our fleet.
“DAF has also proven itself to be a manufacturer of reliable, trustworthy and dependable trucks that we can have the utmost confidence in to deliver time and time again on behalf of our customers. We also receive exceptional customer service from DAF itself, as well as our supplying dealer, North West Trucks.”
The firm is confident that the New Generation XFs will bring substantial increases in overall efficiency.
The new Generation DAF XFs are fitted with the all-new DAF Digital Vision System, which replaces the main and wide-angle door mirrors with retractable roof-mounted cameras and in-cab screens.
The system provides outstanding visibility in all weather conditions and provides access to a few additional features, such as auto-panning and an extra-wide-angle view.