Will Electric HGVs Revolutionise the UK Logistics Sector?

By |2024-01-05T13:45:02+00:00January 5th, 2024|News, Rigid Trucks, Tractor Units, Trucks|

We could be seeing far fewer diesel trucks on UK roads sooner than we expected. The switch to electric heavy goods vehicles is underway, with the Government set to phase out the sales of all new 'non-zero emission' trucks by 2035. Transforming the Heavy Goods Sector with Electric HGVs for a Greener Future The

The Ultimate Guide to Buying and Selling Tanker Trailers

By |2023-12-04T09:50:57+00:00December 4th, 2023|News, Rigid Trucks, Tractor Units, Trucks|

In many ways, tanker trailers are the backbone of the UK. Just look back to the 2021 fuel crisis when we were all waiting in long queues, just in the hope a fuel tanker would arrive shortly. Of course, with so many different types of tanker trailers available in the UK, each has been

5 Steps to Capturing Photos for your Valuation

By |2023-11-30T11:13:13+00:00November 30th, 2023|News, Rigid Trucks, Sell Your Truck, Semi-Trailers, Tractor Units, Trucks|

A handy guide to help you and us! We require a good variety of photos and accurate information to provide a fast and accurate quote. If you can provide this when you complete the form, we'll be back in touch with the best possible price ASAP. We can also provide same-day payments.

How Many Tonnes is a Rigid Truck?

By |2023-11-01T17:47:41+00:00September 21st, 2023|News, Rigid Trucks, Tractor Units, Trucks|

Have you recently bought or are thinking of purchasing a rigid truck? If so, you're probably wondering how much it can carry. Knowing the weight limit of your rigid truck should be one of your utmost priorities to ensure that you don't overload it, which could be highly dangerous and illegal. What is a

How much should I sell my truck for?

By |2023-11-01T17:56:08+00:00August 31st, 2023|News, Rigid Trucks, Tractor Units, Trucks|

The trucking industry is currently experiencing a surge in demand, leading to increased truck prices, regardless of mileage. This demand is not just exclusive to the UK but is being seen overseas - with countries such as Ukraine experiencing a significant increase in both truck demand as the nation looks to support war-torn areas

Why do the British call trucks lorries?

By |2023-11-01T17:59:22+00:00August 21st, 2023|News, Rigid Trucks, Tractor Units, Trucks|

Why Do the British Call Trucks "Lorries"? When it comes to the world of trucks and transportation, language can take many interesting twists and turns. Here in the UK, the term "lorry" is often used interchangeably with "truck", yet you'll very rarely hear an American use the word "lorry", so let's get into it.

Top Trucks Wanted For Export

By |2023-08-15T22:30:13+01:00August 15th, 2023|News, Rigid Trucks, Sell Your Truck, Semi-Trailers, Tractor Units, Trucks|

In the realm of international trade, the export market has generally moved at a rapid pace over the last decade. It's clear numerous catastrophic events, such as the pandemic, political unrest, the war in Ukraine and the cost of living crisis have had an effect on the global economy, however, there is renewed demand

Understanding Abnormal Loads: Regulations and Specialised Trailers

By |2023-06-28T11:32:25+01:00June 28th, 2023|News, Rigid Trucks, Sell Your Truck, Semi-Trailers, Tractor Units, Trucks|

Transporting abnormal loads presents unique challenges. Hauliers must adhere to stringent specific regulations governing abnormal loads, such as weight limits, width restrictions, and length requirements. Failure to comply can result in legal consequences, fines, and potential damage to infrastructure. In this article, we look at the definition of abnormal loads, the existing regulations and

Navigating the Evolving Market for Used Trucks: Our Agile Approach

By |2023-06-09T19:10:10+01:00June 9th, 2023|News, Rigid Trucks, Semi-Trailers, Tractor Units, Trucks|

In the rapidly changing logistics and transportation industry, the used trucks and trailers market has seen its fair share of challenges and opportunities over the last several years. The COVID-19 pandemic brought about a surge in demand for Euro 6 lorries and semi-trailers as businesses rushed to resume operations and compensate for lost time.

What Is The Average Lifespan Of A Truck?

By |2023-05-11T11:29:58+01:00May 11th, 2023|News, Rigid Trucks, Sell Your Truck, Trucks|

Trucks are a vital part of our transportation infrastructure and can offer years of reliable service - especially if they’re properly taken care of. But what's the average lifespan for these hardworking vehicles? In this blog, we'll look at the longevity of today's lorries and provide tips on how to extend each truck's life

What is a bulk tipping trailer?

By |2023-04-28T07:05:59+01:00April 28th, 2023|News, Semi-Trailers|

With so many types of trailers out there, it can be difficult to know which one will best suit your needs. But if you're looking for a reliable and efficient trailer with the ability to carry heavy loads, then a bulk tipping trailer is the way to go. These heavy-duty vehicles come with either two

In demand: We buy bulk tipping trailers, tanker trailers & LHD lorries!

By |2022-12-16T17:15:11+00:00December 8th, 2022|News, Rigid Trucks, Sell Your Truck, Semi-Trailers, Tractor Units, Trucks|

Certain types of trucks and trailers remain in high demand, especially those utilised across a wide range of industries, including construction, agriculture, manufacturing, logistics, energy and mining. Right now, Truck Trading is seeking bulk tipping trailers, tanker trailers, and left-hand drive (LHD) lorries, so if you are looking to sell your used assets, now may

Can I sell a non-running, damaged or faulty truck?

By |2022-12-16T17:15:11+00:00October 15th, 2022|News, Rigid Trucks, Sell Your Truck, Semi-Trailers, Tractor Units, Trucks|

We all want to get maximum value out of our used assets, but it's difficult to know where you stand, especially if your truck is a non-runner, has been damaged, or is otherwise faulty. Valuing any lorry, tractor unit or semi-trailer correctly depends on various factors, such as the make and model of your truck,

Where can I find truck exporters in the UK?

By |2022-12-16T17:15:11+00:00August 7th, 2022|News, Rigid Trucks, Sell Your Truck, Semi-Trailers, Tractor Units, Trucks|

When it comes to exporting trucks from the UK, there are a few things you need to keep in mind. First, you must ensure that the truck exporter you're working with is reputable and reliable. There are a lot of scams out there in the world of exporting, so you need to tread carefully. Make

Why are trucks selling so high?

By |2022-12-16T17:15:12+00:00July 16th, 2022|News, Rigid Trucks, Sell Your Truck, Semi-Trailers, Tractor Units, Trucks|

It's been well documented in the media that used car prices are approximately £4,500 higher than they were during pre-pandemic days, with experts stating there's no sign of values falling. But what about used trucks, tractor units and semi-trailers? Well, the story is quite similar. Many lorry manufacturers' production lines face lengthy delays due to

How much is my lorry worth?

By |2022-12-16T17:15:12+00:00April 14th, 2022|News, Rigid Trucks, Sell Your Truck, Trucks|

When trying to determine the value of a lorry, a few key factors will be taken into account. The vehicle's make, model, age, and mileage will all play a role in its worth. Additionally, the condition of the lorry is also considered. To get a better idea of how these factors affect a lorry's value,

How do I find the value of a commercial truck?

By |2022-12-16T17:15:13+00:00February 16th, 2022|News, Rigid Trucks, Sell Your Truck, Tractor Units, Trucks|

Whether you're a truck owner or the manager of a haulage, transportation or logistics business, knowing the true worth of your commercial truck is tricky. We all have an idea of what each lorry or tractor unit is worth, however, getting an accurate, up-to-date lorry valuation can be easy — if you know where to

How do we valuate trucks and semi-trailers?

By |2022-12-16T17:15:13+00:00December 2nd, 2021|News, Sell Your Truck|

When you are selling a truck, tractor unit or semi-trailer, one of the most important steps is obtaining an accurate valuation. This will help you to understand how much your vehicle is worth overall. Many haulage firms, construction companies, couriers, tradespeople and self-employed drivers head straight to a major marketplace website like eBay or

What is the euro 6 changeover?

By |2022-12-16T17:15:13+00:00October 30th, 2021|News|

Ever since the Industrial Revolution, heavy metal particles have been emitted into the air. These particles are harmful to human health and reduce life expectancy for all age groups. The World Health Organisation estimates that annually 430,000 people die prematurely because of tiny solid or liquid particles they breathe in. For decades, vehicle manufacturers

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