Mercedes-Benz leads the way for leading irish delicatessen supplier

Horgan’s of Mitchelstown, one of the country’s leading delicatessen suppliers, has enhanced its fleet of Mercedes-Benz commercial vehicles with the recent acquisition of three new Atego 1523 short-radius distribution trucks.

Supplied on contract hire by Mercedes-Benz commercial vehicles main dealer Surehaul of Clonmel, the new units were delivered with Lamberet bodies fitted by Fitzgerald Vehicle Body Builders in Mallow and Themo King T800R chiller units from Ballinlough Refrigeration. Truck livery was finished with graphics by Flannery Signs in Cahir.

Safety and comfort features include Powershift 3 transmission, rear air suspension, S-Cab Classic Space with rear extension, bluetooth phone, Stability Control, Lane Keeping Assist and Active Brake Assist.

Positioned within the 6.5 to 16 tonnes segment, the Atego slots into the Mercedes-Benz range alongside its larger stablemates Actros, Antos and Arocs and is viewed by the German manufacturer as the stand out member of its new truck generation.

Horgan’s Delicatessen Supplies is a family-owned business with roots tracing back to 1921 and is widely regarded as one of the country’s premier speciality food distributors. Today, the company operates from its 40,000 square foot, state-of-the-art, central distribution warehouse and production facility in Mitchelstown, supplying Ireland’s leading retail multiples alongside a nationwide network of independent customers.