A glass manufacturer is celebrating 25 years of business with vehicle rental company Ryder Scotland by taking delivery of two new trucks. Independent Glass, which has three Glasgow depots and one in Mansfield, has marked the occasion by taking on two new Daf XF460s featuring Space Cabs. They join a fleet of 21 specialist glass-carrying vehicles, all previously supplied via Ryder. George McCallum, Independent Glass’s group transport manager, said: “We are one of the UK’s largest independent toughened and laminated […]
Watch what happened at the Microlise Transport Conference last month, when Motortransport.co.uk chaired a debate between seven of the eight major truck manufacturers, who were looking ahead to what the market holds for all in road transport in 2020.
9) David Hunt Title: vice-president and managing director at Ryder Europe With some 12,500 truck assets on its books Ryder remains the largest truck rental firm in the UK – which means it’s one of the biggest truck buyers as well as one of the biggest truck suppliers in the UK.
Ryder has claimed that the number of tyre-related breakdowns for its customers have fallen 28% since it launched an initiative to maximise fleet uptime with Bridgestone.