Mercedes Muscling Their Way Back In!


Mercedes trucks was a reliable Workhorse for Les Smith Haulage, bringing practicality and outstanding quality for the driver and operator. In the past, Les Smith’s fleet was 100% Mercedes trucks.

Near present day, Iveco accelerated the expansion of the fleet due to the upfront savings that Mercedes did not offer. At the time. Some drivers at Les Smith Haulage enjoys the experience within the Iveco truck. But with the positive experience and comments from the past, it has brought Mercedes to the front of the lineup.

Now to the vehicles…

Les Smith Haulage has purchased 2x brand new Mercedes Actros 6×2 Long Haul Tractor Units and 3x 66 plate 18 tonne Mercedes Antos 4×2 high Cab Distribution Vehicle for multi purpose deliveries. The Antos has an 8-meter body length but has a reduced height to access height restricted areas with a tuck under, larger platform Dhollandia tail lift for all aspects of unassisted forklift work. Both vehicles have high spec interiors for the driver’s comfort.

Now both Mercedes and Iveco pricing is more competitive to each other, its all down to how they perform on the road and to the dealerships commercial vehicle needs.