Shepherd Distribution enhances fleet with five new trucks

Shepherd Distribution enhances fleet with five new trucks

Long standing Evans Halshaw customer, Shepherd Distribution, has taken delivery of five new DAF trucks

28th October 2019 | Evans Halshaw

Long standing Evans Halshaw customer, Shepherd Distribution, has taken delivery of a brand-new 44 tonne DAF CF450FTG Space Cab which is one of five new vehicles purchased from the commercial vehicle retailer this year. 
The Sheffield based distribution company, which celebrated its 70th anniversary this year, had taken the decision to update their fleet to enable them to further enhance the services they provide to businesses across Yorkshire and the UK. 

The five replacement vehicles purchased through Evans Halshaw DAF are intended join their existing fleet of 60 vehicles which enable Shepherd Distribution to make over 125,000 deliveries each year. The company, which was founded in 1946, specialises in groupage services to the metals and engineering sectors as well as general groupage and palletised distribution.  

Ian Davis, Director of Shepherd Distribution added: “We have worked with the team at Evans Halshaw DAF for a number of years and they are always able to provide us with insightful information and make sure the vehicles they provide match our requirements perfectly.  Taking delivery of these new trucks is an exciting moment for our business and ensures that we are well equipped for future growth.”

Lester Freakley, National Franchise Director for Evans Halshaw DAF commented: “We are delighted to continue our work with Shepherd Distribution to provide them with five new DAF trucks. The new vehicles they have selected deliver best in class technology and mean Shepherd have a fleet that is fit for the future. We hope these new vehicles serve them well and look forward to continuing our work with Shepherd Distribution in the future.”