Contract hire and fleet management specialist Prohire has acquired Nottingham-based RH Rentals for an undisclosed sum. David Barlow, Prohire chairman and CEO, said RH Rentals fleet, which includes rigid vehicles, tractor units and vans, was “a perfect complement to Prohire’s”. Prohire will further increase its fleet size by placing a significant order for new commercial vehicles over the coming weeks. Pictured are (left to right): Prohire directors Andrew Morley, sales director; Paul Hassall, operations director; David Barlow, chairman; Paul Jacques, group financial director
Fraikin has placed a £4m order for Euro-6 Iveco trucks for its rental division.
Commercial vehicle rental company Fraikin has made its biggest annual purchase of rental vehicles in a decade, with a three-phase order plan worth £13m for 2015 already underway.
Refrigerated-rental firm Petit Forestier is to buy leasing and rental provider Fraikin in a deal that will create a European player with combined sales of €1.3bn (£1.09bn).