DS Smith in 27-truck deal

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Ryder is supplying 27 new trucks and trailers to DS Smith, the recycling and waste management specialist.

The new vehicles include four DAF CF330 FAN six by two 26 tonne bin lifts (rear end loaders) with Inco-Mol Pusher 4000 skipjack refuse collection bodies. Also part of the new order are six DAF CF410 FAS 26 tonne drawbar hook lift trucks, two DAF CF460 FTG 44 tonne tractor units, and 15 specialised trailers including drawbar recycling units, walking floor food waste units, and walking floor paper waste units.

The company already operates 90 vehicles and forklifts supplied by Ryder.

The new vehicles are being supplied to DS Smith Recycling on a five-year contract hire basis with maintenance covering the chassis, trailers, and ancilliaries, including the bin lifts on the rear end loaders. Delivery of the new vehicles has commenced and will continue into the middle of 2017.

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