Hassle free breakdowns with Jimmy Halligan Recovery
Breakdowns are one of the worst scenarios faced by hauliers on a daily basis as they are accompanied by downtime, the scourge of the haulage industry. When a truck or van are sitting on the side of the road, it is not making money and to hauliers that is the cardinal sin.
Fantastic offers from Recovery & Winch
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Eight men to pull truck for 26 miles!
Eight men intend to pull a truck 26 miles along the Dorset coast to raise money for charity.
The Recovery Industry is a specialist area that involves a highly trained team to carry out duties to the highest standard possible.
Carnage in Virginia as 95 vehicles involved in pile-up
A 95-vehicle pile-up on a US highway has caused Easter mayhem.
Truck got wedged beneath aeroplane
A flight from Manchester Airport was delayed by more than three hours after a truck got stuck under an EasyJet plane.
Tullamore Test & Repair Centre standing the test of time
By remaining fully up-to-speed with all technological advancements and regulatory requirements, Kieran McManusï¿½ self-made business continues to go from strength to strength. Irish Trucker popped into the company HQ at Cloncollig Industrial Estate and got an update from affable office manager Linda Fenton.
Location is key for Cullen Transport and Trailer Services
Belfast Docks based Cullen Transport and Trailer Services Ltd offer a top class repair service.
Providence looks for €1billion partner in Cork
Providence Resources is seeking a €1billion partnership with a major oil company to deliver the oil it discovered at Barryroe last week.
Meath Recovery is first Irish operator to land 40th anniversary Dyson deal
What better way to mark your company’s ‘coming of age’ than by investing in your first brand new piece of vehicle recovery equipment, a Dyson Enforcer with two-wheel lift conversion.
Maine Tankers continue to deliver
Ever wonder how tankers are produced, well for this monthâ€™s edition of Irish Trucker, we take a look at the manufacturing process of these products with the help of Northern Irelandâ€™s leading manufacturer Maine Tankers.
Gannons City Recovery and Recycling Services
Almost 30 years since setting up business in Donabate, Co Dublin, Gannons City Recovery and Recycling Services Ltd have grown to operate one of Ireland’s most complete vehicle breakdown, recovery and removal services. Irish Trucker spoke to company Managing Director Tony Gannon to find out more.
You won’t be stranded with Autocraft Recovery
The recovery industry is a specialised area that needs great care and attention to detail in order to provide a safe service, one such company that delivers this in abundance is Autocraft Recovery. We profile the Galway based company and speak to one of the founders Caroline Mulholland.
Safety first for Alcorn Recovery
Alcorn Recovery in Co Tyrone provides an exceptional 24-hour recovery to a large customer base. Irish Trucker paid a visit to the Sixmilecross headquarters and met up with managing director Roy Alcorn to discuss the ongoing success of this popular family business.
IRHA calls for fuel rebate. Again.
It has emerged that the Government took a staggering €2 billion in excise duty on fuel during 2011.
Proposals agreed to avert UK fuel hauliers strike action
Unite and fuel hauliers have agreed a set of proposals aimed at avoiding potential strike action in the UK.
Further expansion for the Mansfield Group
As part of their extensive expansion programme for 2012, this great looking DAF is just one of several new Boniface vehicles destined for The Mansfield Group’s new depot in Derby.
Calor Gas: supplying the nation
In winter, most of our attention turns to heating our homes and ensuring that there is enough fuel in the tank to avoid what can be only described as everyoneâ€™s main fear of running empty.
McCormack Test Centre pass the test of time
Boasting almost four decades of experience in commercial vehicle repairs (and 25 years as a DOE-approved tester), Dessie McCormack Ltd. in Athboy, County Meath is an exceptional commercial workshop / test centre with a superb track record serving hauliers in the Royal County and beyond.
Lightning trucker strike aims to cripple city
A massive French-style truck protest could bring Dublin to its knees any day now.
Derek Beahan Ltd - 30 years and still going strong
Dublin-based vehicle recovery firm Derek Beahan Ltd is closing in on its 30th anniversary this year. Irish Trucker caught up with Derek himself to chat about the company’s standard-setting history at the forefront of the Irish recovery market.
Northern Ireland’s Premier Recovery Operator
Headquartered in Bangor, County Down, CCRS (Car & Commercial Recovery Services) is Northern Ireland’s Premier Recovery Operator. Irish Trucker speaks to directors Stephen and Jason Hardy about the stellar services and extraordinary success of this long-running family business.
The Rice stuff
Operating out of Tuam in County Galway, Stephen Rice Commercials provides a comprehensive range of stellar services to local hauliers, including maintenance, repairs and 24-hour recovery. Irish Trucker caught up with the eponymous founder / MD to discuss the history, current status and future plans of this multifaceted, versatile and hard-working concern.
Severe weather warning for winter
Driving conditions in Ireland this winter could be every bit as dangerous as they were in 2009/10.
McEveney’s 24 Hour Recovery does it the right way
Located close to Castlebar, McEveney’s 24 Hour Recovery is in a league of its own when it comes to providing a high-quality, dedicated, responsible and safe breakdown/recovery service. Irish Trucker caught up with company founder Patrick McEveney to get an insight into this excellent operation.
J and S Motors - still leading the way
Since their establishment in 1990, J and S Motors have been among the leading recovery and repair outfits in the Leinster region. Irish Trucker found out all about the Navan-based company from its Managing Director, Jim Sullivan.
ITS: here’s the breakdown
Celebrating 25 years in business, Irish Towing Services in Dublin 12 provides a professional and thoroughly-reliable vehicle recovery and breakdown service 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
McCarthy Recovery Service looking after Southern Munster
McCarthy Recovery Service in Limerick provides an exceptional 24-hour recovery / repairs service throughout the greater South Munster area. Irish Trucker paid a visit to the Drombanna headquarters and met up with Paul McCarthy to discuss the ongoing success of this popular family business.
M8 Recovery’s FH is smarter than the average bear
Alec McManus of Glasgow-based M8 Recovery has added another spectacular Volvo wrecker to his fleet. With specialist recovery bodywork, the Boniface Engineering Trident recoverer will be pulling home trucks and coaches that have fallen by the wayside on Scotland’s busy east-west motorway.
Lakeland Recovery Services offer the complete package
Celebrating 30 years in business this year, Lakeland Recovery Service is still leading the way as one of Fermanagh’s Leading vehicle and accident and breakdown recovery outfits. Irish Trucker spoke to Managing Director David Browne Snr to find out more.