Northern-Ireland rental and leasing firm Hireco has bought 400 new trailers from SDC for £8m, adding the assets to £4.6m of trailers it has purchased from Krone, Schmitz Cargobull and Dennison. The order from SDC comprises 380 curtain-sided trailers and 20 box vans. The first delivery took place in April and will run through to September. The company has also bought £3.5m of skeletal trailers from Dennison, 20 box vans from Krone and £700,000 fridge trailers from Schmitz Cargobull. Hireco […]
Wincanton has extended its relationship with B&Q, in a deal that sees it handling inbound container logistics as well as planning deliveries across the DIY chain’s national network. The operator, which has managed B&Q’s horticulture distribution for several years, became its sole UK ports-to-distribution centre provider earlier this year. It will handle 15,000 containers a year for B&Q as a result, and by moving a quarter by rail, estimates a CO2 saving of 3,400 tonnes year. Wincanton has also since […]
Nigel Rice Transport has won a nationwide distribution contract with DIY product manufacturer Bartoline.