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  FreshLinc goes to greater lengths with Gray & Adams semi-trailers
Date Added: 04/12/2012
 
 

Refrigerated distribution specialist FreshLinc is cutting its fuel costs and reducing its carbon emissions after joining a Government-backed trial of [ more... ]

 
  New Actros takes fuel efficiency to the ‘Max’
Date Added: 03/12/2012
 
 

Food ingredient distribution specialist Maxim Logistics has hit upon a tasty recipe for fuel-saving success in the shape of its first three [ more... ]

 
  New Actros builds on firm foundations for Dunne Group
Date Added: 02/12/2012
 
 

Scottish building and civil engineering contractor Dunne Group has chosen a New Actros from Mercedes-Benz to spearhead an expansion into the South of [ more... ]

 
  Gray & Adams body for Wellocks
Date Added: 01/12/2012
 
 

Fast-growing fresh and dry foods supplier Wellocks has taken another step forward by investing in its first box-bodied refrigerated distribution [ more... ]

 
  New Actros for Allan Booth Haulage
Date Added: 30/11/2012
 
 

Hazardous chemicals distribution specialist Allan Booth Haulage has come up with the perfect formula for reducing its fuel bills, in the shape of its [ more... ]

 
  Stobart Superleague trailers to be rebranded
Date Added: 29/11/2012
 
 

The Stobart groups sponsorship of the Rugby League "Superleague" will come to an end in 2012 and the 100 refrigerated trailers will then be rebranded [ more... ]

 
  New Mercs for Jenkinson
Date Added: 28/11/2012
 
 

The Penrith based haulier A W Jenkinson have recently taken delivery of several brand new Mercedes Actros 2545 6x2 (GSC) tractor units one of which is [ more... ]

 
  New MANs for Warcup
Date Added: 27/11/2012
 
 

Warcup who are from Garton on the Wolds have recently taken delivery of 3 brand new MAN TG-X 26.440 6x2 (XLX) tractor units one of which is pictured [ more... ]

 
  New Scanias for PMP Forward
Date Added: 26/11/2012
 
 

The Dorset based haulier PMP Forward have recently acquired several brand new Scania R440 6x2 (HL) tractor units one of which is pictured here at Dock [ more... ]

 
  P J Brown on the M25
Date Added: 25/11/2012
 
 

P J Brown are a tipper operator who are from Crawley in West Sussex. Their vehicles which all have fleet numbers can be seen on Europes largest car [ more... ]

 
  City Link on the radar
Date Added: 24/11/2012
 
 

A member recently suggested that we should consider approaching City Link who operate quite a number of lorries in their fleet all of which have fleet [ more... ]

 
  New Scania for A J Anderson
Date Added: 23/11/2012
 
 

The Scottish haulier A J Anderson have recently taken delivery of a brand new R560 6x2 (Top) tractor unit with a tag axle.The vehicle is pictured here [ more... ]

 
  Steve Maguire R.I.P.
Date Added: 22/11/2012
 
 

Steve Maguire, unfortunately recently passed away after a long illness, aged 58.

Steve's life was all about the trucks, he started to drive [ more... ]

 
  Coo Mat added to the one man band section
Date Added: 21/11/2012
 
 

Coo Mat are a One Man Band from Petersfield and they have recently been added to the "One Man Band" section which has proved to be a real hit with our [ more... ]

 
  Kohlman & Hasek added to the Euro section
Date Added: 20/11/2012
 
 

The Czech haulier Kohlman & Hasek have recently been added to our ever popular Euro section. Pictured here is one of their Volvo tractor units. Many [ more... ]

 
  BM Transport added to Euro section
Date Added: 19/11/2012
 
 

The Irish haulier BM Transport has recently been added to our ever popular Euro section. Pictured here is one of their Iveco tractor units on the A90 [ more... ]

 
  BOCM Pauls fleet request sent
Date Added: 18/11/2012
 
 

BOCM PAULS is the United Kingdom's leading animal feed manufacturer and their fleet of vehicles in their distinctive livery have always been a [ more... ]

 
  BAM Nuttall on the radar
Date Added: 17/11/2012
 
 

BAM Nuttall are one of the major construction and civil engineering companies in the UK and all of their vehicles seem to have BNL registration [ more... ]

 
  Piwowarczyk added to the Euro section
Date Added: 16/11/2012
 
 

The Polish haulier Piwowarczyk has recently been added to our ever popular Euro section. Pictured here is one of their low height Volvo tractor units [ more... ]

 
  Edward Pearson to be added shortly
Date Added: 15/11/2012
 
 

Edward Pearson are from Boston in Lincolnshire and recently signalled they were happy to be listed on the LS site. Many thanks to Paul Harper for [ more... ]

 
  H W Pryce & Son will be added to LS site
Date Added: 14/11/2012
 
 

H W Pryce & Son are from Shropshire and recently gave us their full permission to be listed on the LS on line searchable database. Many thanks to [ more... ]

 
  New look Euro 6 DAF XF
Date Added: 13/11/2012
 
 

This is the very first picture I have received of the very latest EURO 6 DAF FTXF on the E17 at Beervelde in Belgium. The photo is courtesy of and [ more... ]

 
  Dyce Carriers interesting load
Date Added: 12/11/2012
 
 

Dyce Carriers from Aberdeen and Poole have always been used to transporting strange loads but I have never seen a helicopter transported on a trailer [ more... ]

 
  Autologic on the M40
Date Added: 10/11/2012
 
 

Autologic were recently acquired by the Stobart Group and their vehicles have now all be transferred to their new owners. The photo is courtesy of and [ more... ]

 
  J Swingler Transport on the radar
Date Added: 09/11/2012
 
 

J Swingler Transport are from West Bridgford near Nottingham and several of their vehicles have the JST registration suffix. We are in the process of [ more... ]

 
  Comet contract uncertain future !!
Date Added: 08/11/2012
 
 

The contract to distribute goods for Comet was quite recently awarded to Norbert Dentressangle having previously being served by The Wincaton Group. [ more... ]

 
  Rainthorpe to join LS
Date Added: 07/11/2012
 
 

Rainthorpe the specialist agricultural machinery haulier have kindly given us their OK to be listed on the LS online searchable database. Many thanks [ more... ]

 
  J Godfrey & Son to be added to the site
Date Added: 06/11/2012
 
 

J Godfrey & Son are from Faringdon in Oxfordshire and recently signalled they were OK to be listed on the site. Many thanks to Paul Harper for getting [ more... ]

 
  M Way on a bridge
Date Added: 05/11/2012
 
 

The Torridge bridge in Bideford spans the the river Torridge at Bideford North Devon and it afforded one of our members this photo opportunity [ more... ]

 
  PlantLine in the South West
Date Added: 04/11/2012
 
 

PlantLine are one of my favourite fleets as purple is my favourite colour and their vehicles are always superbly turned out. Their fleet are all named [ more... ]

 
  Roger Bullivant specialist trailer
Date Added: 03/11/2012
 
 

I've seen a few specialist trailers in my time but this one certainly takes some beating. The trailer seems to be transporting pre cast concrete [ more... ]

 
  New vehicles for Pollock (Scotrans)
Date Added: 02/11/2012
 
 

The Scottish haulier Pollock Scotrans have taken delivery of several brand new MAN TG-X 26.440 6x2 (XXL) tractor units which will no doubt have [ more... ]

 
  New vehicles for Viridor
Date Added: 01/11/2012
 
 

Viridor are one of the largest fleets that we list on the site and they have recently acquired several brand new vehicles one of which is pictured [ more... ]

 
  New Volvos for Fred Sherwood
Date Added: 31/10/2012
 
 

The Midlands based haulier Fred Sherwood have recently taken delivery of several brand new Volvo FH 460 6x2 (GXL) tractor units which are in the [ more... ]

 
  Redway European to join LS database
Date Added: 30/10/2012
 
 

The LS online searchable database will shortly list the fleet of Redway European who are from Widnes in North West of England. Many thanks to Paul [ more... ]

 
  P S Ridgway to join the site
Date Added: 29/10/2012
 
 

The LS online searchable database will shortly list the fleet of P S Ridgeway who are from Dundee in Scotland. Many thanks to Paul Harper for getting [ more... ]

 
  Davies Logistics to join LS
Date Added: 28/10/2012
 
 

The LS online searchable database will shortly list the fleet of Davies Logisitcs who are from Bridgend in Wales. Many thanks to Paul Harper for [ more... ]

 
  Bosveal from Truro
Date Added: 27/10/2012
 
 

Bosveal are a bulk haulier from the outskirts of Truro and they have a really well turned out fleet of vehicles which can be seen all the time on the [ more... ]

 
  New Volvo for Evans Transport
Date Added: 26/10/2012
 
 

The North Devon haulier Evans Transport have also recently taken delivery of a brand new Volvo FM 450 6W (G) Dropside drawbar which is pictured here [ more... ]

 
  New MANs for Evans Transport
Date Added: 25/10/2012
 
 

The North Devon haulier Evans Transport have recently taken delivery of two brand new MAN TG-X 26.440 6x2 (XLX) tractor units which have yet to [ more... ]

 
  And another new Volvo
Date Added: 24/10/2012
 
 

Mention was made yesterday of the forthcoming launch of the new look Volvo FH. Pictured here is the FH 460 6x2 (G) variant pictured recently on the [ more... ]

 
  New Volvo with plenty of guts
Date Added: 23/10/2012
 
 

Volvo are ion the midst of launching their highly revamped FH range of tractor units one of which is the mighty FH16 with 750 bhp on tap. The photo is [ more... ]

 
  Stobart into vehicle transportation
Date Added: 22/10/2012
 
 

With the acquisition of Autologic The Stobart Group have now started to brand these vehicles in their distinctive livery. These lorries were pictured [ more... ]

 
  Pair of Westfields on the M5
Date Added: 21/10/2012
 
 

Westfield Transport from Truro in Cornwall are one of those fleets that you frequently see on the M5 and quite often two at the same time. This photo [ more... ]

 
  Tipper work is tough
Date Added: 20/10/2012
 
 

Haulage doesn't get much tougher than bulk tipping and in the recent hot weather you have to take your hat off to these drivers . Photo is courtesy [ more... ]

 
  Cappagh on the radar
Date Added: 19/10/2012
 
 

Cappagh operate one of the largest fleet of tippers in and around the London area with a fleet of very distinctive blue and white vehicles. I am [ more... ]

 
  Hamburg Sud on the M3
Date Added: 18/10/2012
 
 

Maritime Transport operate quite a number of vehicles in the livery of Hamburg Sud who are an international shipping company with numerous container [ more... ]

 
  Two new DAFs for Longs of Leeds
Date Added: 17/10/2012
 
 

The long established LS haulier Longs of Leeds ahve recently acquired two brand new DAF FTGXF105 460 6x2 (SSC) tractor units as additions to their [ more... ]

 
  Warley Carriers to be added to the site
Date Added: 16/10/2012
 
 

I am very pleased to announce the forthcoming addition of Warley Carriers to the LS database thanks to Paul Harper and to the company themselves for [ more... ]

 
  Newton Transport to join LS
Date Added: 15/10/2012
 
 

Newton Transport are from Snodland in Kent and thanks to the efforts of Paul Harper they will shortly be joining the Lorryspotting online searchable [ more... ]

 
  Hanbury Davies from the past
Date Added: 14/10/2012
 
 

Hanbury Davies were one of the largest container hauliers in the country until they were acquired by The Wincanton Group a few years back. This [ more... ]

 
  Nigel Partridge near Newbury
Date Added: 13/10/2012
 
 

Nigel Partridge run a really well turned out fleet which I seem to see all over the UK especially on the A34 approaching Newbury.The photo is courtesy [ more... ]

 
  New DAF for Bywater
Date Added: 11/10/2012
 
 

Bywater Transport from Dover have recently taken delivery of a brand new DAF FTGXF105 460 6x2 (SSC) which is pictured here on Snargate Street in [ more... ]

 
  New transporter for Quinns
Date Added: 10/10/2012
 
 

Quinns are a car transporter company from Sheffield and they have recently bought a brand new DAF FTCF85 410 4W Transporter which is pictured here on [ more... ]

 
  New Volvos for Maritime Transport
Date Added: 09/10/2012
 
 

Maritime Transport are the largest container haulier in the UK and they have a regular vehicle replacement programme which sees them acquiring new [ more... ]

 
  New MANs for Bibby Distribution
Date Added: 08/10/2012
 
 

Bibby Distribution have taken delivery of numerous MAN TG-X 26.440 6x2 (XXL) tractor units like the one pictured here on the A14 at Fenstanton. The [ more... ]

 
  Irish registered Stobarts
Date Added: 07/10/2012
 
 

The Stobart Group have for a number of years now run quite a number of vehicles in Eire. In variably the vehicles have been registered originally in [ more... ]

 
  Rainthorpe on the M5
Date Added: 07/10/2012
 
 

Rainthorpe Transport is a family firm, with over 50 years experience in the business of hauling valuable agricultural machinery. I will be making a [ more... ]

 
  Evans at Bideford Quay
Date Added: 06/10/2012
 
 

Evans Transport deliver clay to Bideford quay on a regular basis throughout the year in sunny North Devon. Pictured here on 23rd May 2006 is MAN WA04 [ more... ]

 
  New Renaults for Widdowson
Date Added: 05/10/2012
 
 

Widdowsons have taken delivery of several brand new Renault Premium 460 DXi 6x2 (Priv) tractor units in their latest Widdowson (2) livery. This [ more... ]

 
  New Scania for D Steven
Date Added: 04/10/2012
 
 

D Steven & Son from Scrabster have a brand new Scania R620 6x2 (Top) tractor unit with a tag axle format. The vehicle is pictured here on the M62 near [ more... ]

 
  Tiltrans added to the Euro section
Date Added: 03/10/2012
 
 

Tiltrans are a Dutch haulier from Burgum and are a specialist tanker and bulk tipping company. Tiltrans started as a contracting firm in Oosternijkerk [ more... ]

 
  Goyanes at Lymm
Date Added: 02/10/2012
 
 

Goyanes are a Spanish haulier who are a cold and chilled operation with several vehicles in the UK at any one time. Their plain white livery with blue [ more... ]

 
  Shears Bros to be added to the site
Date Added: 01/10/2012
 
 

Shears Bros from Wimborne in Dorset will shortly be added to the LS online searchable database thanks to the efforts of Paul Harper. I am most [ more... ]

 
  H & N Bounds on the M5
Date Added: 30/09/2012
 
 

H & N Bounds are a bulk haulage company from Chepstow in Wales and they are very regular users of the M4 and M5 in the South West. One of their Volvo [ more... ]

 
  R M Page heavy haul from 2008
Date Added: 29/09/2012
 
 

The LS database has a dedicated heavy haulage section which caters for truck enthusiasts who like the high,wide and heavy hauliers. Pictured here on [ more... ]

 
  Parsons on the A361
Date Added: 28/09/2012
 
 

Parsons are from Ayelsbeare on the outskirts of Exeter and run a mixed fleet on both general haulage and bulk tipping, many of the vehicles have PAR [ more... ]

 
  B Hughes on the M40
Date Added: 27/09/2012
 
 

B Hughes are from Armagh in Northern Ireland and I will shortly be sending them a request to be listed on the site and hopefully they will agree to be [ more... ]

 
  Jaspers quality Lamb
Date Added: 26/09/2012
 
 

H R Jasper & Son Ltd is a family run business which is based at Launceston in Cornwall and their vehicles can be seen on the M5 in the South West for [ more... ]

 
  New Mercedes Titan for Cadzow
Date Added: 25/09/2012
 
 

The Blantyre based heavy haulier Cadzow have just taken delivery of a brand new Mercedes Actros 4160 8x4 tractor unit which is seen here at Lymm [ more... ]

 
  New DAFs for Conway Bailey
Date Added: 24/09/2012
 
 

The Cornish haulier Conway Bailey have taken delivery of two brand new DAF FTXF105 460 6x2 (SSC) tractor units in their familiar Vauxhall Cargo Orange [ more... ]

 
  New vehicles for John Miller
Date Added: 23/09/2012
 
 

The Scottish haulier John Milller from Lockerbie have just taken delivery of several brand new Mercedes Actros 2546 6x2 (MSC) tractor units . The [ more... ]

 
  Alex Andersen on the A34
Date Added: 22/09/2012
 
 

In 2006 Ove Østergaard - Lund ApS and thereby Ove Østergaard Lux S.A who were both based in Luxembourg became part of Alex Andersen Ølund A/S.t a [ more... ]

 
  H C Wilson in the rain
Date Added: 21/09/2012
 
 

Specialist Heavy Haulier H C Wilson from Elmswell in Suffolk have been members and contributors to Lorryspotting for many years. This photo was taken [ more... ]

 
  South Molton Transport on the A361
Date Added: 18/09/2012
 
 

The A361 is the main arterial road into and out of North Devon and on the outskirts of Barnstaple there are plenty of opportunities for taking photos [ more... ]

 
  Ardula to be added to the site
Date Added: 17/09/2012
 
 

We will shortly be listing the fleet of Ardula who are a bulk tipper fleet based at Laddingford near Maidstone in Kent. Thanks again to Paul Harper [ more... ]

 
  First vehicle from Bosnia & Herzegovina
Date Added: 16/09/2012
 
 

The Euro section of the site has been a runaway success from day one with our members and non members alike. We recently added the first ever vehicle [ more... ]

 
  Kingman services fleet request sent
Date Added: 15/09/2012
 
 

Kingman services are a bulk haulier based at Wimbledon in South West London and the fleet have a very smart red livery and all vehicles have a fleet [ more... ]

 
  Brittania Lanes of Devon removals fleet request sent
Date Added: 14/09/2012
 
 

Brittania removals is a UK franchise which has members all over the UK. This vehicle belongs to Lanes of Devon who are based in Exeter and I have sent [ more... ]

 
  Ex Chaplin on the A34
Date Added: 13/09/2012
 
 

The Lorryspotting database tracks subsequent registrations having access to the DVLA database that records vehicles VIN numbers. This vehicle used to [ more... ]

 
  Perrigo MAN on the M5
Date Added: 12/09/2012
 
 

Perrigo are an American pharmaceutical company who have a UK manufacturing facility at Braunton in North Devon and they operate just this one vehicle. [ more... ]

 
  Frontier on the M3
Date Added: 11/09/2012
 
 

Allied Grain (owned by Associated British Foods - ABF) and Banks Cargill Agriculture merged in April 2005 to form Frontier Agriculture and their fleet [ more... ]

 
  Salvatori to be added to the site
Date Added: 10/09/2012
 
 

The fleet of Salvatori will shortly be added to the LS online searchable database. The company are from Canterbury in Kent and are very regular [ more... ]

 
  Blackpool seafront at night
Date Added: 09/09/2012
 
 

Taking photos at night of trucks is an art in itself and this superb example of a Downton DAF was taken on the seafront at Blackpool [ more... ]

 
  Samworth Brothers always friendly
Date Added: 08/09/2012
 
 

Samworth Brothers are frequent visitors to the M5 in Devon hauling their handsome pasties from their base at Callington in Cornwall across the whole [ more... ]

 
  Christian Salvesen on the A361
Date Added: 07/09/2012
 
 

Despite Christian Salvesen being acquired by Norbert Dentressangle in December 2007 they still have vehicles in their livery on the road network of [ more... ]

 
  62 reg Scanias for Carefoot
Date Added: 06/09/2012
 
 

The Preston based haulier Walter Carefoot have taken delivery of several brand new Scania G420 6x2 (HL) tractor units. These vehicles all have the [ more... ]

 
  62 plates for A W Jenkinson
Date Added: 05/09/2012
 
 

The Cumbrian haulier A W Jenkinson have taken delivery of several brand new Scania R420 6x2 (HL) tag axle tractor units as part of their ongoing [ more... ]

 
  Roy Trevor to be added to removals section
Date Added: 04/09/2012
 
 

The removals section of the LS searchable database has been very popular since its inception. We will shortly be listing the fleet of Roy Trevor whose [ more... ]

 
  Bridgetime Transport to be added
Date Added: 03/09/2012
 
 

Very pleased to announce the forthcoming inclusion of Welsh haulier Bridgetime Transport who are from Ty Coch Way, Cwmbran.Many thanks to Paul Harper [ more... ]

 
  First 62 plate photo
Date Added: 02/09/2012
 
 

The new registration season is upon us with 62 plate vehicles starting to hit the road.Our first photo of such a vehicle came from contributing [ more... ]

 
  Very aromatic lorry
Date Added: 01/09/2012
 
 

This lorry can be seen on the M5 with monotonous regularity but the smell of it as it passes by is rather overpowering.It transports telegraph poles [ more... ]

 
  D & V Transport in Devon
Date Added: 31/08/2012
 
 

D & V Transport are from Newton Abbott in South Devon and run a fleet of tippers mainly on local work. Quite a few of their vehicles are regular [ more... ]

 
  Petes Haulage on the A34
Date Added: 30/08/2012
 
 

Petes Haulage are a container transport company based around Birmingham. Their vehicles are very regular users of the A34 which is the main arterial [ more... ]

 
  Gondrand (French) added to Euro section
Date Added: 29/08/2012
 
 

We have very recently added the French haulier Gondrand to the Euro section. This photo of one of their Volvo FH 4x2 (G) tractor units was taken at [ more... ]

 
  J J Huizinga (Netherlands) added to Euro section
Date Added: 28/08/2012
 
 

We have recently added the Dutch haulier J J Huizinga (Netherlands) to the Euro section.The vehicles bear a very strong resemblance to those of H J [ more... ]

 
  Bertschi to be added to the LS database
Date Added: 27/08/2012
 
 

We will in due course be adding the UK registered vehicles of Bertschi who are a pan European haulier who specialise in tanker transport. Their UK HQ [ more... ]

 
  Volvo F10 what a classic
Date Added: 26/08/2012
 
 

I always have had a soft spot for the Volvo F10,F12 and the very rare F16, ever since seeing them at Broads Transport in Plymouth all those many years [ more... ]

 
  Rick Bestwick to be added to the site
Date Added: 25/08/2012
 
 

We will shortly be adding the fleet of Rick Bestwick who are from Chesterfield in Derbyshire who are a chilled and frozen distribution company. Many [ more... ]

 
  Caterpillar movement
Date Added: 24/08/2012
 
 

I tried out a new spot for taking photos today on the M49 just before the 2nd Severn crossing. I was rewarded with this photo of a Coles Plant hire [ more... ]

 

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