TRUCKERS’ HEALTH * USA: Twenty-nine truck drivers lost an average of 7.8 pounds

* DC – Feds spend $ 2.6 million to help truckers lose weight – The National Institutes for Health has spent over $ 2.6 million [&hellip

July 31, 2015

TRUCKMAKERS NEWS USA: * Paccar’s – * Caterpillar’s

* Washington – Paccar rides strong truck sales to record second-quarter profit – Bellevue-based truck maker Paccar reported a record profit in the second quarter [&hellip

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July 29, 2015

Take an automotive-themed video trip through the AP Archive

Filed under: Videos, Weird Car News, Automotive History Ladies and gentlemen, there are now a million more ways to kill time on the Internet – [&hellip

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July 27, 2015

Did Mazda designer Derek Jenkins leave to head up a ‘Stealth Project?’

Filed under: Design/Style, Hirings/Firings/Layoffs, Mazda, United States Derek Jenkins, head of design for Mazda North America, has left the company to work on a ‘stealth [&hellip

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July 25, 2015

DRIVERLESS VEHICLES * Australia: Trucking implications

* South Australia – To host automated vehicle trials – ARRB Group and the SA government announce a series of single vehicle trials with trucking [&hellip

July 23, 2015

Mini getting serious with next Countryman SUV

Filed under: MINI, Crossover, SUV, Off-Road Mini is reportedly planning an even larger, more rugged replacement for the Countryman, emerging as the third of five [&hellip

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July 21, 2015

Toyota launches new Fortuner across the Pacific

Filed under: Toyota, Australia, Pacific Region, SUV, Off-Road Toyota rolls out its all-new Fortuner in Australia and Thailand, based on the HiLux pickup and with [&hellip

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July 19, 2015

Fiat 500 gets unique leather trim for charity auction

Filed under: Fiat, Auctions, Europe, Convertible, Hatchback, Luxury An Italian car with leather trim can be a thing of beauty, but hardly uncommon. This first [&hellip

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July 17, 2015

Honda finance to pay $24M for discriminatory lending practices

Filed under: Earnings/Financials, Government/Legal, Honda, Car Buying Honda is altering its lending policies and setting up a $ 24-million compensation fund after the Consumer Financial [&hellip

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July 15, 2015

TEAMSTERS & OWNERS DRIVERS * USA: Debate

* California – Truckers at Los Angeles Port vote to unionize – Short-haul truckers employed by Eco Flow in the Los Angeles and Long Beach [&hellip

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July 13, 2015

Aspects of Purchasing Used/Second Hand Vehicles for Couriers

A transportation business is a very lucrative, but requires reliable means that can provide highly efficient services which of course will have an impact on the prices quoted for your courier insurance in the UK. In some cases, the journeys are too long and hence require very high performance guarantee. The Man trucks are largely in use for different types of large scale transportation purposes to distant places for storage and distribution. Buying new Man trucks can go over budget for newly developed commercial organizations. Hence used Man trucks can largely serve the purpose if approached wisely. Here are some procedures you can follow to ensure that you find the right vehicle that can give the service you desire.

Selecting the Right Source: The first and foremost factor that you need to consider is the source from where you want to purchase the used Man Truck. One of the biggest mistakes that people commit is that they do not approach the leading organizations that sell the used vehicles. These heavy vehicles may be in a damaged condition when the owner sold it to the company. The big companies have their own reputation and therefore sell the vehicles after complete repairing and replacement of the damaged parts to ensure you get hassle free services. In case of any complication, you can also approach these centers for help.

MAN Truck Model Selection: There are several second hand Man truck models available for sale in the market. However, all of them are not suitable for carrying the same amount of load. You should select the model as per the load capacity you want to transport. Purchasing a large vehicle if not required will only cost you more fuel when it is not required at all. A small one will also be easy to accommodate and maintain. Generally these vehicles are apt for carrying 6 to 50 tonnes of load with ease.

Accomplish Paperwork: Paperwork is very necessary, even while buying a used man truck. This should contain the ownership transfer details, including the agreement with actual date that can also be used as evidence during any sort of inquiry or inspection as and when required.

Regular Servicing and Maintenance: This is one factor that is applicable to any sort of vehicle including the brand new cars. If you avoid the periodical servicing such as cleaning or lubricant application, it will lead to the wear and tear of the equipments and accessories in the vehicle. This is quite affordable and you can easily avail them at a nearest service center or from the organization from where you have purchased the Man truck provided they offer these services. The registered servicing centers employ only certified mechanics who can complete the tasks very easily.

Following these factors seriously will ensure that you not only get the most beneficial deal for saving a good amount of money, but also guarantee that the truck is in proper condition to serve your purposes. This is the most beneficial for new business owners and small wholesalers who can initially start with one or two such trucks and then expand their business and consider more units of such vehicles.