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Thorncliffe Building Supplies expands fleet with 12 new Isuzu trucks

Strong local dealer support is key to Thorncliffe Building Supplies expanding its Isuzu truck fleet.

Thorncliffe Building Supplies will have added 12 new Isuzu trucks to its 80-strong commercial vehicle fleet by the end of the year.

The firm operates out of three depot locations in North Wales and its investment follows the success of its first five Isuzu N75.190(E) 7.5 tonne tipper and skip vehicles supplied early this year.

Now, Thorncliffe Building Supplies has ordered seven new Isuzus, covering 3.5 tonne, 7.5 tonne and 13.5 tonne variants, all of which are being supplied by Isuzu Truck dealer, Warrington Vehicle Centre (WVC).

Tim Harper, a director of the firm, said: “The decision to add new Isuzus to our fleet came about because of the need to replace several older vehicles, as well as adding some new vehicles to cope with the increasing demand from all our depots. 

“We have had Isuzu trucks in our fleet on and off for many years, however for the GVW range from 3.5 tonne to 13.5 tonne, they are now our chosen marque, based on their proven reliability, impressive payload and most importantly, the effective local dealer support we receive from Isuzu.”

Latest order for seven Isuzus trucks

The latest order for seven Isuzu trucks consists of two Isuzu Grafter N35.125 manual 3.5 tonne curtainsided rigids, four Isuzu N75.190 (E) skip loaders and one Isuzu F135.240 (E) 13.5 tonne tipper, with all the new additions being gradually introduced into the Thorncliffe Building Supplies’ fleet over the next few months.

Mr Harper added: “For our intensive business operations, it’s so important that we have reliable and effective support from our local supplying truck dealer and in the case of Warrington Vehicle Centre, they are absolutely superb and really on the ball in terms of supporting the current Isuzu fleet at our three depots.”

Thorncliffe Building Supplies is one of the UK’s largest independent builders’ merchants, servicing a customer base from North Wales to the Wirral and the Northwest of England. 

Since 1987, the company has delivered an extensive range of high-quality building supplies and plant hire, together with reliable waste management and skip hire service from its sites in Dyserth, Ewloe and Abergele in North Wales.

‘Key strengths of Isuzu Truck in the UK’

The managing director of Isuzu Truck UK, Pete Murphy, said: “One of the key strengths of Isuzu Truck in the UK is the experience and knowledge of our long-established dealer network. 

“This proven ongoing day-to-day support is vital for companies such as Thorncliffe Building Supplies and in their case the local dealer, Warrington Vehicle Centre, has consistently performed to the high standards expected of an Isuzu truck dealer. 

“This is borne out by the fact that WVC has successfully won our prestigious national UK dealer customer care accolade, the Paul Saunders CARE award, many times, including the last two years in succession.”

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