It’s been a long time coming but for florists Gareth and Amanda Sweet their new Mercedes-Benz Citan is proving well worth the wait.
Property maintenance and electrical services specialist Refix has chosen the year of its silver anniversary to make its first investments in vans bearing the silver star of Mercedes-Benz.
Last Friday, 21st June, the longest day of the year and the Summer solstice, a fleet of Mercedes-Benz vans operated by Parcelforce Worldwide covered a combined total of 139,500-miles. Making it a very long day.
Nearly 17 hours of daylight were recorded in the British Isles and yet, as with every day the Parcelforce Worldwide fleet is operating, the Mercedes-Benz Sprinters hardly stopped moving. Operating from 53 depots and working to tight deadlines, making frequently urgent deliveries to every corner of the UK, the Mercedes-Benz vans are relied on to the extent that even routine servicing takes place at night to allow the Sprinter to keep moving during daylight hours.
Patients across Kent, Surrey and Sussex are now making scheduled visits to hospitals and health centres aboard a state-of-the-art fleet of 85 Mercedes-Benz ambulances.
The new patient transport vehicles were commissioned by South East Coast Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust. They are based on Sprinter 316 CDI Medium-length vans with 3,880 kg gross weights which were supplied by Worthing dealer Rossetts Commercials and underwent specialist conversion by Wilker Group, of Sandbach, Cheshire.
Employees of Network Rail are now being ferried between the company’s flagship Westwood residential leadership development centre and the local railway station in a pair of fully-electric Mercedes-Benz minibuses that produce no pollutant emissions whatsoever.
Fast-growing Sanctuary Maintenance has begun reaping the benefits of fuel-efficient operation and reduced maintenance costs after switching to Mercedes-Benz vehicles.
One of the UK’s largest independent drainage service companies has begun making valuable savings in its fuel bills and improved its environmental profile after switching to a new fleet of low-emission Mercedes-Benz vans.
The round-the-clock servicing capability of Mercedes-Benz commercial vehicle dealers was a key factor in persuading Churchesfire to switch its van fleet to the three-pointed star.
Lee Jackson, Fleet Manager at HSS, said: “At HSS, safety is paramount so making sure that the vans we chose offered sophisticated safety features played a large part in our decision making process
“This is a momentous point in our ZERO HARM journey on the reduction of road risk,” declared Brent Mitchell, Head of Support Services at BBUS. “Our investment in these new Mercedes-Benz vehicles demonstrates the commitment of the BBUS Board to achieving ZERO HARM across the business.