Eurotech Environmental Limited of Newark, Nottinghamshire have taken delivery of the very first Scania R series in the East Midlands area. Steve Fletcher supplied a new Scania R420LA6x2/4MNA.

Eurotech was formed in 1991 to provide waste management service to industry & commerce.

The company embarked upon a fleet replacement programme in 2002. They operate one artic tanker & the unit for this trailer was due for replacement during the summer of 2004. Eurotech carried out a selection process for this vehicles with factor such as power output, fuel efficiency, driver comfort, servicing & residual values all being considered. The clear winner at the end of this process was the Scania R420. East Midland Commercials were chosen to suppy the vehicle & delivery took place on 30 June 2004.

Chris Banks, Managing Director of Eurotech Environmental Limited, said:

“In the two months we have been operating the vehicle it has exceeded our expectations. The vehicle performs admirably at all weights. Driver comfort it exceptional – even though this summer has not really been anything remarkable weather wise, air conditioning has been a real bonus for our driver. We have already noticed a marked improvement in our turn round on jobs – the power is there whenever it is required.

“Overall we have been so impressed by the vehicle and East Midland Commercials that we have chosen another Scania to replace one of our 8×4 tankers & we await its delivery later this year.”

Eurotech Environmental Limited
Andrew Bentley, MInst SMM
Head of Vehicle Contracts and Marketing