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Still the First Choice

Established since 1999, First Choice Commercials Ltd sells new and used trucks plant and machinery to home and export markets. Irish Trucker learned more from Managing Director Mark O’Neill about the Naas-based company.



AJ Car Transport closes in on 20 years
AJ Car Transport Ltd in Co Tyrone provide great value, high quality transportation and storage of motor vehicles, vintage cars, rally cars, trucks, van and commercial vehicles.


SDC Trailers celebrates 40 years of expert trailer manufacturing
Established in a small tin shed in Bellaghy by welder and fabricator Seamus McCloy, SDC has grown significantly over the last four decades to become the UK and Ireland’s leading manufacturer of bespoke semi-trailers.


R&J O’Connor Transport gets the cream
R&J O’Connor Transport Ltd provides a top-class milk collection and delivery service for Glanbia in Co. Wexford.


Ireland’s newest CVRT centre hits the ground running
Opened for business in Ballyshannon as of September, 2017, TMC Commercial Garage Ltd. is Ireland’s youngest commercial vehicle test centre.


Tesco gets connected with new Sprinter additions
The growth in demand for e-grocery deliveries can be seen in the recent move by supermarket giant Tesco to strengthen its fleet in Ireland with the addition of 63 new Mercedes-Benz Sprinter vans.


Michelin introduces new coach tyre
Michelin has launched a new multi-position coach tyre which it says delivers a potential mileage improvement of up to 16 per cent over its predecessor.


New MAN TGS Tipper for PJ Gavin Sand and Gravel
Well-established suppliers of construction trade materials, PJ Gavin Sand and Gravel of Co. Kildare, have taken delivery of a brand new TGS tipper truck from MAN Importers Ireland.


Leading the way in traffic management solutions
Providing unrivalled traffic management solutions nationwide, Gary Keville Traffic Management Ltd. (GKTM),  have operated at the forefront of the industry for more than a decade, working on countless major infrastructure and transport projects.


Total Motion converts van fleet to Michelin Tyre
The number of organisations opting to fit Michelin’s Agilis CrossClimate van tyres to their fleets continues to rise.


Hard work paying off for Oran International Transport Ltd.
To succeed in international transport, you need to be willing to work hard, and husband-and-wife Martin and Breda Grealish and the team at Oran International Transport Ltd certainly haven’t been found wanting in this regard.


K McKenna Haulage is up to the TASCC
Coming up on 30 years in business, K McKenna Haulage (Kieran McKenna) in Clones, Co. Monaghan is one of the leading bulk animal feed transport specialists in the country.


FoodCentral, home of Keelings, welcomes Oakland International
FoodCentral, an Irish company wholly owned by the Keeling family and run by William Keeling, is pleased to welcome Oakland International, a supply chain specialist company, to take up residence at the international Food Park in a c.€4.5million investment.


“If a job is worth doing, its worth getting Dunne”
Dunne Haulage of The Hill of Allen has been providing their customers in the Kildare and greater Leinster area with top class service for almost 15 years now.


Moving on up
Spratt Transport Services (a Division of Spratt Logistics Ltd) is a leading bonded warehousing and transport company based in Santry, County Dublin.


Quinn Building Products’ fleet replenishing programme gathers pace
Comprising some 150 units between rigids and artics, Quinn Building Products operate one of the largest and most spectacular fleets of commercial vehicles on the island.


Volvo FH milestone as the millionth truck is delivered in Hannover
The Volvo FH, Volvo Trucks' flagship, is one of the transport industry's greatest successes ever and this year, as it celebrates its 25th anniversary.


A trucking family
Haulage firms generally are a family run business that can go back a few generations during which time they have built up a close working relationship with their customers.


Northroad Commercials: passing the test of time
Northroad Commercials is one of Ireland’s longest-serving and busiest CVRT test centres.


Volvo Trucks presents its view of future transport solutions at IAA 2018 in Hannover
How can electromobility, automation and connectivity contribute to more profitable, efficient and safer transports with less impact on the climate and environment?


MAHA Ireland celebrates 20 years in business
For any business to reach the 20 year milestone is a remarkable achievement and this is a reason to celebrate which what MAHA Ireland Ltd are doing in 2018.


Mercedes Benz extends truck network with appointment of Joe Curran Commercials
Joe Curran Commercials Ltd of Oldcastle, Co. Meath has been appointed as an authorised Mercedes-Benz truck sales and after-sales dealer.


New addition to Farrelly Haulage fleet
Farrelly Haulage Ltd in Castletown, Co. Meath recently took delivery of its second Renault C430 tar spec 8x4 in 12 months.


“We can stand over our product”
Headquartered in Leicestershire, Midland Caliper Centre is a leading supplier of reconditioned truck, bus, trailer and plant brake calipers for all the major manufacturers.


DAF Trucks Ireland donate XF to support Chernobyl humanitarian mission
DAF Trucks Ireland has loaned a DAF XF to the Bus Workers Charity Fund, a charitable organisation providing humanitarian aid to those affected by the Chernobyl disaster.