Longs of Leeds launches new livery on Ryder delivery

Longs of Leeds livery

Longs of Leeds has received a delivery of replacement trucks and trailers from Ryder, while launching it’s new livery for 2017.

Ryder is supplying 50 Daf XF460 tractor units, twinned with AS Tronic gearboxes, and 40 curtainsided trailers from SDC.

Longs of Leeds’ director Andrew Long said: "This is our new livery for 2017, it’s a cleaner, fresher look.

"The trucks also mark our first experience of Euro-6. We invested heavily in the latter stages of Euro-5 so we weren’t into Euro-6 early, allowing the technology to bed in.

“We are currently carrying out comprehensive driver and technician training in conjunction with Daf.

"We were originally a Hill Hire customer and continued when the company was acquired by Ryder.

"We appreciate Ryder’s flexibility and also the proximity of their Hull location to our own Hull depot.

"This is the third batch of vehicles we have ordered from Ryder."

Ryder’s sales and marketing director John Murray: "We’re proud to support a well-known business like Longs of Leeds.

“The company is typical of an increasing number of firms in the transport and haulage sectors that are using lease options as an important part of their vehicle acquisition strategy.”

Longs runs a fleet of 100 vehicles, approximately half of which are supplied by Ryder.

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