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Martin Porter Adds His Personal Touch to an Already Impressive Volvo
Having the opportunity to see our customers adding their own personal touch to a Volvo is something we’ll never get tired of being a part…
Josh’s new Volvo features a very ‘cool’ addition
I-cool is a system that allows the aircon to continue working whilst the vehicle is switched off, a very handy and rare feature not usually…
Creativity is Crucial When Crafting Your Volvo
Buying a Volvo isn’t all kilometers on the clock or meat on the tyres. For some, going that bit further for the perfect truck is…
Fanatical For FMX’s
Similar to the well know phrase regarding British public transport, good condition used Volvo FMX’s are hard to come by. But when five turn up…
Normality, positivity and the future
It’s hard to believe any business will come away from these un-certain times un-scathed, with furlough becoming an increasingly more common sight amongst work places.…
Covid-19
This destructive virus is affecting all corners of the globe and disrupting all areas of work. The Thomas Hardie Used Vehicle Centre is doing everything…
Ex Next Volvo FL see some time on the farm
Everyone loves a change of scenery every so often, with this FL being no different. Replacing the bustling A-roads and motorways for something a little…
Sales Person Of The Year and Excellence in Customer Service Award in the bag for Used Vehicle Sales
In 2014 Thomas Hardie’s introduced the first Staff Awards ceremony, which involved members of the group voting for who they believed deserved recognition and reward…
Eight new Volvo FHs help expand an impressive fleet of vehicles at Harrisons
Temperature controlled distribution specialists, Harrisons Transport have added eight new Volvo FH 4x2 tractor units to its fleet.
C. Griffiths & Son – Sevens Heaven
A six-wheeler, version two was beginning to show it's age, which resulted in Berwyn beginning the hunt for a version four, six-wheeler rigid.
The UK’s first I-Shift Dual Clutch Volvo FM rigid proves a top tip at OJ Jones
Welsh tipper operator, OJ Jones, has purchased the UK’s first I-Shift Dual Clutch equipped Volvo FM rigid. The truck is already delivering substantial fuel economy and journey time benefits.
Wilkins Transport’s New Addition
Another valued customer leaves our gates equipped with a fantastic FHV4, 460bhp, Euro 6 tractor unit.
Northern Powerhouse
Fast approaching its 35th anniversary in business, Thomas Hardie Commercials Ltd is a key part of the Volvo Trucks UK dealerpoint network and seen as the road transport industry’s Northern Powerhouse.
Meet The Professionals – James Glover
James Glover, our Used Vehicle Sales Administrator, has been supporting our team and greeting customers for around 18 years.
Searching for Silver
Building bespoke examples and customizing trucks to suit customers' needs being at the core of what we do best.
Meet The Professionals – Luke Mcdonough
This week we take a look at Luke, a valued member of our dedicated PDI team.
Transformation Tuesdays – Oil Direct
It isn't very often trucks undergo this amount of modification to create the perfect tool for the task in hand, but Oil Direct did just that.
Meet The Professionals – Adam Foy
This week belongs to Adam Foy, our Economy Sales Executive.
Meet The Professionals – Jamie Morris
This week feature's Jamie Morris, our PDI Team Leader.
TruckFest Northwest, The Birth Place of Obsidian.
Thomas Hardie Commercials played host to an impressive line-up of both new and used Volvo trucks, at this year's Truck Fest North West event, which took place over the weekend.
Recently, Don-Bur were on the lookout for two used Volvo FM’s and approached Thomas Hardie Used Vehicle Sale’s for recommendations.
Thomas Hardie Used Trucks are passionate about maintaining exemplary levels of professionalism.
Meet The Professionals – Dennis Roberts
This week is dedicated to Dennis Roberts, our Contract Coordinator.
A fleet of 32 new Volvo trucks are better by design for D Morgan plc
Ellesmere Port, Cheshire-based, D Morgan plc has added 32 new Volvo trucks to its fleet.
Hough Green Garage favours a five-axle Volvo FH16 750 for its new fleet flagship
North West England vehicle recovery specialists, Hough Green Garage Ltd. of Widnes have put a new five-axle Volvo FH16 750 rigid recovery vehicle into operation.
Meet The Professionals- Nick Thamnidis
Nick Thamnidis is one of our dedicated valeters here at Thomas Hardie Used Vehicle Sales Middlewich, who makes the difference between a used truck, and a Thomas Hardie used truck.
Zip World Experience
The team at Thomas Hardie Used Trucks Middlewich was treated to a spectacular day out at Zip World in Bethesda, Wales last month.
Flatbed Conversion
A superb conversion of this used Volvo FE curtainsider.
Volvo Trucks provide a transmission transition at G. Headley Transport
A new high specification Volvo FH-540 tractor unit fitted with an I-Shift Dual Clutch automated gearbox is already delivering positive performance results at Manchester-based, G. Headley Transport.
MK Plant Transport goes green with a new flagship Volvo FH16-650 8X4 Heavy Haulage Tractor Unit
Manchester-based low loader hire specialists, MK Plant Transport has put a new Volvo FH16-650 tractor unit into service.
Volvo’s leading payload figures deliver the goods for Monk Transport
Bulk haulage specialists, Monk Transport of Mostyn, North Wales have purchased three new Volvo FH-500 tractor units, all equipped with the factory-fitted Lite pusher axle.
Volvo’s FL rigids make a magnificent seven at Henshaws Envirocare
Macclesfield-based, Henshaws Envirocare Ltd has put seven new Volvo FL rigids into service
New Volvo FE trucks take SK Distribution into their comfort zone
Buxton-based, SK Distribution has invested in four new Volvo FE-240 rigids for its Palletways delivery and collection networks.
Customer Loyalty is Priceless!
Pennington Haulage are a successful family run business owned by David Pennington. The company was founded by his grandfather in 1927 and provides road haulage and transport services to businesses throughout the UK.
Ten new Volvo FM tractor units are just the ticket for James Booth (Bolton) Ltd
Long-established Northern tipper haulage specialists, James Booth (Bolton) Ltd has recently put ten new Volvo FM tractor units into service.
Thomas Hardie Group as our Apprentices graduated in style
Thursday 12th April was an incredibly special day for the Thomas Hardie Group as our Apprentices graduated in style.
Thomas Hardie Commercials win Dealer of the Year Award
North West England’s Thomas Hardie Commercials Ltd have been awarded Volvo Trucks UK & Ireland’s ‘Dealer of the Year 2018’ at a special Volvo Trucks Dealer Awards event held at the Belfry Hotel in Sutton Coldfield last month.
N.P & C.A Fox Bulk Transport
N.P & C.A Fox Bulk Transport provides road haulage and transport services to businesses throughout the UK.
Cheshire Demolition Can’t Knock Volvo’s Robust FMX Rigids
Cheshire Demolitions and Excavation Contractors Ltd has ordered another two new Volvo FMX 8x4s chassis and is continuing with a wholesale switch to the marque.
March Prompts Natural Flow of Quality Used Trucks Returning From Contracts
March 1st is traditionally the time when new registrations hit the roads, but it also prompts a natural flow of quality used trucks returning from contracts which have come to an end.
Clean Air Zones Are Coming, Is Your Fleet Ready?
Greater Manchester has revealed proposals to implement a charging clean air zone (CAZ) spanning all 10 local authorities in the region by 2021.
Four New Volvo FE Rigids Mark a Double First for Kenyon Haulage Ltd.
Lancashire-based specialists in transport, warehousing and distribution, Kenyon Haulage Ltd, has added four new Volvo FE models to its fleet.
Two New Volvo FH Tractor Units Provide a Colourful Launch to Bowker Transport’s Centenary Year
Established in 1919, Bowker’s are celebrating their centenary with Cobalt blue-painted FH Globetrotter cabs
Volvo Used Truck Dealer Of The Year Award
Thomas Hardie Used Trucks Are Once Again Crowned Used Truck Sales Team of the Year – 2018!
W.R Thomas & Co LTD
David fom W.R Thomas & Co Ltd took delivery of this 2012 Volvo FL from Thomas Hardie Used Trucks.
Volvo Trucks, ‘Dealer of the Year Award 2018′
Thomas Hardie Commercials Ltd won the prestigious Volvo Trucks, ‘Dealer of the Year Award 2018′.
Future Industrial Services Ltd Plan Ahead With 18 New Volvo FH Tractor Units
Currently marking its 20th anniversary in business, Future Industrial Services Ltd has put 18 new Volvo FH tractor units into operation.
Volvo Trucks Deliver Value for Money at SK Distribution
Palletways network member and express pallet delivery specialist, SK Distribution of Buxton gained a new owner late last year
A Memorable And Incredibly Humbling Visit
Jim Savage, our Group Quality Health & Safety Manager is back in work after his recent trip to visit a charity whom he supports in Uganda named Drumbeat, and what an experience it was!
Two new Volvo FMX tractor units reach new heights for A1 Services (Manchester) Limited
Long-established Volvo Trucks customer, A1 Services (Manchester) Limited has put its first-ever tractor units into operation.
Volvo’s all round abilities suit A&F Haulage
Bolton’s A&F Haulage is in the process of modernising its fleet of over 100 trucks, as well as supplementing it with a smaller vehicle to facilitate a new customer contract.
Volvo’s FH Lite Tractor Unit ticks all the boxes at R.M Hadfield Haulage
R M Hadfield Haulage of Buxton, Derbyshire is adding 14 new Volvo FH-500 6x2 Lite tractor units to its fleet.
Customer Loyalty is Priceless!
Based in Anglesey, North Wales, C Griffiths & Son Transport is proud of the long-standing relationship which they have with Thomas Hardie Used Trucks (Middlewich).
Volvo Trucks cement a solid reputation at Eco-Readymix
Local pioneers in the environmental production of ready mix concrete, mortar and floor screeds, Eco-Readymix, have taken delivery of an innovatively designed Volvo FMX 8x4 rigid chassis.
A Volvo FE marks a major milestone at Edge transport
Flintshire-based, Edge Transport has marked its 85th anniversary in business with the arrival of a Volvo 26-tonne FE 6x2 rigid chassis
A New Volvo Fm shows its mettle at WM. Hare group
Bury, Lancashire-based steel fabrication specialists, Wm. Hare Group has taken delivery of its first-ever Volvo truck
Merseytravel and Stagecoach trial charge-on-the-go electric bus
Merseytravel and bus operator Stagecoach are partnering to launch a two month trial of a new fully electric, zero emission bus which can be charged on route, cutting waste and increasing flexibility of service.
Another Volvo trucks first for Urmston-based, First Point Commercials
The first Volvo FMX recovery vehicle in the UK to be equipped with Falkom FAW 12000 bodywork has entered operation with First Point Commercials of Urmston
Volvo trucks take up the challenge at Ash Waste Services
Two new Volvo FM 8x2 rear steer rigid chassis have joined the fleet of Ash Waste Services.
The Volvo FH 25 year special edition — a tribute to an icon
To celebrate the introduction of the Volvo FH in 1993 - a quarter of a century ago - Volvo Trucks is releasing The Volvo FH 25 Year Special Edition.
Volvo’s tandem axle lift is a gilt-edged investment for Fors Gold members, Murphy plant
Leading global, multi-disciplined engineering and construction specialists, J Murphy & Sons Ltd has recently put three Volvo FH-540 13-litre Tandem Axle Lift tractor units in operation
A Volvo Trucks Legacy!
The transport industry is filled with legacies.
Volvo FH Shopper Service
Looking to expand your fleet? We may just have the Volvo FH you're looking for...
Sandbach Commercial Dismantlers invests in Volvo Trucks
Founded in 1985, Cheshire-based Sandbach Commercial Dismantlers has grown from a small-scale car and scrap merchant into a successful steel recycling company, demolition and site clearance provider and commercial breaker
Volvo Trucks provide a seamless solution at Adlington Welding Supplies Ltd.
A new Volvo FH-420 6x2 rigid equipped with Dynamic Steering is improving access to construction sites for Lancashire-based Adlington Welding Supplies Ltd.
The UK’s first Volvo FL 18 tonne crew cab rigid, shows the way for WJ
WJ UK, the UK’s leading independent specialist road marking business, has put the UK’s first 18-tonne Volvo FL with factory-fitted Crew Cab into service.
Volvo FH4 trucks help your drivers be the best
The Volvo FH4 has plenty of added extras that help you to achieve the very best performance across fuel efficiency, productivity and road safety too.
Volvo’s FE plant transporter grows efficiency levels at Hollingsworth Bros (UK) Ltd.
Currently marking its 30th year in business, Flintshire-based Hollingsworth Bros (UK) Ltd. has put a new 26-tonne, Volvo FE rigid into operation.
Norton’s HIAB services raise safety awareness with Volvo Trucks
Norton’s Hiab Services Ltd of Miles Platting, Manchester recently took part in a primary school educational visit with its suppliers, Volvo Trucks and Hiab.
A Solutions Revolution
With over 25 years experience under its belt, THVS (Thomas Hardie Vehicle Solutions) in Chorley provides a stand-alone centre of excellence for a wide range of services.
O’Connor utilities first Volvo truck gets flagship status
Utility service providers, O’Connor Utilities Limited of Levenshulme, Manchester has recently taken delivery of its first Volvo truck
Dynafleet trial is raising efficiencies with B.J. Crowther’s Volvo tipper fleet
Oldham based, B.J. Crowther Ltd. is raising vehicle and driver efficiency levels, thanks to a three-month trial using Volvo’s Dynafleet fleet management system.
Volvo Trucks FH4: what you need to know…
The Volvo Trucks FH4 is the latest in a line that marks its 25th anniversary in 2018 and has become a firm fleet favourite.
Viridor waste management values Volvo Trucks
When national recycling and renewable energy specialist Viridor Waste Management looked to procure commercial vehicles, the company considered carefully before making a decision.
Five Payload Friendly FM tractor units seal the deal for James booth (Bolton) Ltd.
Citing the payload-friendly unladen weight of the Volvo FM-450 equipped with the factory-fitted lightweight mid-lift axle, James Booth (Bolton) Ltd., has put five new trucks of this specification into service.
Thomas Hardie’s Volvo FH4 demo truck exceeds expectations
In the summer of 2017, Thomas Hardie Used Trucks launched our Demo Trucks campaign, giving customers the chance to experience the version 4 Volvo FH trucks first-hand.
Richard King’s Ailsa edition FH with I-shift dual clutch shines
Preston-based Richard King Haulage Ltd., have taken delivery of one of only 50 special Volvo FH Ailsa Edition trucks
50th Anniversary Open Day at Middlewich depot
Thomas Hardie Used Trucks were delighted to throw open the gates of our Middlewich depot on October 4th
High Peak, Derbyshire-based Environ have put the company’s first two Volvo trucks into service.
Environ are one of the UK’s leading suppliers of activated carbon for gas cleaning.
First Volvo trucks a gas for environ
High Peak, Derbyshire-based Environ have put the company’s first two Volvo trucks into service.
Fresh start waste names new Volvo Fm after world arm-wrestling champion ‘AGY G.’
The latest of two new Volvo FM-330 6x2 rear-steer Rear End Loaders to enter service with leading Manchester recycling and waste management company Fresh Start Waste Services.
High profile FL 16 tonne RCV for Pwllheli’s Williams & Williams
A high specification Volvo FL 4x2 rigid Refuse Collection Vehicle (RCV) has joined the fleet of recycling and waste management specialist Williams & Williams who are based at Y F for, near Pwllheli, Gwynedd, North Wales.
Eight new distribution trucks for James Hall & CO. Ltd.
Eight new Volvo trucks - six FM 4x2 tractor units and two FE 6x2 rigids - have entered service with SPAR wholesaler and distributor James Hall & Co., Ltd.
Used Demo Trucks Campaign
Thomas Hardie Used Trucks has launched a Used Demo Trucks campaign and we cannot wait for you to get involved.
Our Customer’s Creations at Truckfest 2017
Here at Thomas Hardie Used Trucks we’re always excited to see our trucks on the road and customers showcasing their talents.
Getting to know Ronnie Kelsall – our North West Regional Sales Executive
Thomas Hardie customers in the north-west may already know Ronnie Kelsall well, our used vehicle regional sales executive who works with new and existing customers.
Thomas Hardie celebrate Volvo Used Truck Dealer Award
Thomas Hardie Used Trucks are celebrating a resounding success at the Volvo Dealer Kick Off Event in Birmingham recently, where we were delighted to be named winners of the Volvo Used Truck Dealer Award.
Alan Hughes thanked for 20 years of dedicated service at Sunhill Transport
To celebrate 20 years of consecutive service, Sunhill Transport owner Peter Jones presented Alan with stunning, top of the range FH16 750 Globetrotter XL tractor unit.
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