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20 September/



Euro Foods makes significant savings with first Isuzu trucks


The payload advantage achieved by the first ever Isuzu rigids to join the distribution
fleet at Euro Foods Group has meant that the Newport based company needed to
purchase only five new replacement trucks instead of the original plan for six.


Five Isuzu NQR 7.5 tonne rigid trucks, all featuring the NEES 2 Easyshift
transmission, went on the road for Euro Foods last month and are involved in
distribution work previously handled by six vehicles. According to Clive Brock,
Operations Director at Euro Foods, “When we saw the significant actual payload
advantage from the original Isuzu demonstration vehicle supplied by our local dealer,
we were soon convinced that this was the way forward. Now we have five new Isuzu
trucks in our fleet and all are performing well, with the added benefit of achieving
substantial savings from being able to operate one less truck with one less driver.”


Each Isuzu NQR truck has been fitted with the standard Euro Foods specification for
refrigerated bodies, comprising a Lamberet twin compartment body with a Carrier
Transicold Xarios 600 refrigeration system. Inside each vehicle body is a moveable
bulkhead to divide the frozen meat and poultry products from dry goods such as rice,
flour and tinned foods.


Euro Foods Group runs a large distribution fleet ranging from artics to 7.5 tonne
rigids, delivering to its predominantly southern based customers, from two depots in
Newport in South Wales and Barking in Essex. The vehicles are involved in a mix of
motorway and urban distribution throughout the south of England and Wales.


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                                                                    Registered in England No. 4953827
                                                                    Registered Office:
                                                                    Thundridge Business Park
                                                                    Thundridge Hertfordshire SG12 0SS
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Immediately, Euro Foods found that the Isuzu 7.5t rigids come into their own,
particularly in terms of both driver acceptability and vehicle manoeuvring when
delivering to locations such as town centre restaurants where delivery space is at a
premium.


As Clive Brock says, “Since the Isuzu’s went into service the drivers have been
extremely pleased with their performance, both on typical motorway journeys and
most importantly around town where tight parking spaces are an everyday
occurrence.


All five vehicles were supplied to Euro Foods by local Isuzu truck agent Walls Truck
Services, based in Newport.


Further information about Isuzu Truck – the company and its products - can be
viewed on the company’s website www.isuzutruck.co.uk


                                         -   ENDS –

Notes to Editors

Isuzu – A Global Strength

Established almost 90 years ago, Isuzu is now a world leading truck manufacturer, producing
over 400,000 light to medium vehicles a year, selling to over 140 countries worldwide. The
company also is a world leader in diesel engine technology, producing nearly 1.5million
engines every year.

Isuzu Truck, launched in 1996 and celebrating 10 successful years during 2006, is the
dedicated UK operation with specialist sales staff and over 60 nationwide agents, all backed
by the Isuzu industry –unique, award winning customer service programme.


For further press information, electronic copies of this press release and additional
photographs (if available), please contact either:

Keith Child – Isuzu Truck (UK) Ltd
(tel: 01920 463962, email: keith.child@isuzutruck.co.uk )

David Nash – Quad Public Relations
(tel: 0870 389 9225, fax: 0870 389 9226, Email: quadpr@globalnet.co.uk)



                                                                          Registered in England No. 4953827
                                                                          Registered Office:
                                                                          Thundridge Business Park
                                                                          Thundridge Hertfordshire SG12 0SS

								
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