No not your favourite trucking magazine Truck and Driver, instead Henderson Wholesale Ltd, has chosen the Renault Trucks Range T and Range D as the latest additions to its 40-strong mixed fleet. An initial order of seven 44 tonne Range T460 6×2 mid-lifts and one Range D26 280 6×2 26-tonne rigid fitted with a Gray & Adams refrigerated body are delivering to the Henderson Group’s owned franchise brands in Northern Ireland including SPAR, EUROSPAR, ViVO, ViVOXtra and ViVO Essentials). Henderson Wholesale’s Fleet Engineer, David McCracken. told BLB “Driver acceptance was crucial and the availability of a demonstrator tractor unit gave them the opportunity to familiarise themselves with the truck and provide feedback. I am delighted to say that the drivers have been very impressed and are extremely happy with their working environment within the new trucks. So far the mpg has been good and we have arranged to have driver training to improve this further Overall we have been so pleased with the new Renault Trucks that we now ordered an additional two Range T tractor units, increasing our Range T fleet profile to nine – an indication of our confidence in the Renault Trucks’ product and the aftersales support.” <br><br>The Henderson Group has been distributing food and grocery-related products to the convenience retail sector for over 100 years. Operating from its warehouse in Mallusk, Henderson Wholesale provides support for independent retailers who trade under one of the Henderson Group brands.
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