Russia’s a place that doesn’t often feature on Tachoblog, so this is a chance for us to change that with the news that Volvo Trucks Russia and Russian transport company Lorry JSC have signed a contract for the supply of 80 Volvo FH truck tractors by mid-2011.

And here are the first ten of them…

First 10 tractors for Lorry 427x320

Most of the vehicles are intended for operation on international routes. With the latest acquisitions, Lorry’s total Volvo truck fleet will be just under 350 units.

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The customer decided for the first time to equip the vehicles with Volvo’s Dynafleet transport information system. The company’s drivers, dispatchers, servicemen and logistics specialists have all highly appreciated the benefits and user-friendliness of the Dynafleet system, which permits a better overview of the fleet’s key efficiency parameters and, based on the information supplied, faster formulation and implementation of adequate solutions for optimising vehicle and driver performance.

The first ten Volvo FH 4×2 tractors with Euro-5 460 hp 13-litre engines have already been delivered to the Yekaterinburg-based company. For the sake of driver convenience all the FH trucks have been specified with spacious and comfortable Globetrotter XL cabs and Volvo I-Shift automated gearboxes.

At present Lorry provides transportation services to over 500 customers including about half of the top-100 exporters in the Urals. Lorry’s customer base also includes large international companies.


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