Capital Equipment News

Forging strong, service-based relationships with customers is a top priority for Babcock and one of the driving reasons behind logistics provider OneLogix’s decision to purchase a further 12 DAF Trucks from the local supplier, bringing its DAF Trucks fleet for group company OneLogix Projex up to 80.

OneLogix Projex purchased six DAF Trucks in 2012 and has since returned to Babcock on numerous occasions as the two companies continue to build a strong and symbiotic relationship.

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Alec Jackson, sales executive for Babcock’s Transport Solutions division, says the new order comprises 11 DAF XF105.460s and one DAF XF105.460 hub reduction to pull 75 t lowbeds. OneLogix Projex uses DAF Trucks primarily for highway haulage of machines and containerised cargo, both nationally and cross-border, and the new trucks will be used for lowbed and stepdeck work with the transportation of yellow metal machinery. They include hazardous chemical modifications by Babcock to allow the trucks to carry universal products.

“Five of the new trucks have already been delivered and the DAF XF105.460 in particular has shown excellent results for OneLogix Projex, currently standing as the best in their fleet in terms of uptime and fuel consumption,” says Jackson.

Built for the long haul, the DAF XF105 sets the standard for long distance road transport and has fast become Babcock’s best-selling truck with beneficial features such as low operating costs, top comfort to the driver and high revenues per kilometre to the operator.

The day-to-day performance of the vehicles in any operating environment is one of the main factors contributing to its upward trajectory and its superiority was once again proven at Truck Test 2017 that placed the DAF XF 105.460 as the best long-distance truck tractor in the South African transport market. An average payload of 30 620 kg, average speed of 66,1 km/h and average fuel consumption of 44,29 ℓ/100 km ensured that the DAF XF 105.460’s came out tops in the Tridem flatdeck category with a payload productivity factor of 45,7.

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