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. The three phases of its investment plan will see the company buy more than 300 new vehicles by the year’s end. Phases one and two have already been implemented, with the purchase of 216 rental vehicles. A combination of Iveco and Mercedes-Benz vehicles, the new additions to Fraikin’s fleet stretch from 3.4-tonnes […]
Condor Logistics has appointed 10 new staff members as well as taking delivery of seven new vehicles across the Iveco range as it looks to adapt to an increase of 120 consignments per day since it joined the Palletways last year. The Portsmouth-based operator expects this number to rise to 200 consignments by the end of the year and has invested in rigids ranging between 18 and 26 tonnes to assist with local distribution. “We have ambitious plans to grow […]
Vehicle rental firm Ryder has relocated its Northampton operation to larger premises in the Swan Valley area.
Following its acquisition of Browns Chilled Distribution in September, Newmarket, Suffolk-based Turners (Soham) has started taking delivery of 50 new Mercedes-Benz Actros tractive units as part of a replacement programme for the Browns fleet. The trucks, which are all 6x2s, will be based at Browns’ Bicker site, near Spalding, and will operate at maximum GVW on a mix of regional and national work, said Turners’ group fleet engineer Tim King. Around 20 of the new trucks are already on the […]