Commercial vehicle hire firm Burnt Tree has been integrated into Enterprise Flex-E-Rent– the UK commercial vehicle division of Enterprise Rent-A-Car – a year after it was bought by the business. Enterprise has been running Burnt Tree as a separate business since the acquisition, while the management team implemented an integration programme. The reformation of both businesses under the Enterprise Flex-E-Rent brand, said the company, marks the final stage of this process. Burnt Tree’s 21 locations across the UK will be […]
Commercial vehicle contract hire and rental specialist Burnt Tree has been bought by car and van rental firm Enterprise Rent-A-Car.
Renewed economic confidence and a focus on efficiencies saw an increase in the amount of mergers and acquisitions in 2014 as operators looked to strengthen, diversify and consolidate. Motortransport.co.uk takes a look back at a surprisingly strong year of M&A activity. In February, Pollock (Scotrans) acquired Blackburn-based haulier Gilbraith (TS) for an undisclosed seven figure sum, giving the Scottish operator extended reach into north-west England. April saw Essex-based freight forwarder and haulier Simarco purchase Longport-Staffordshire based IFB for an undisclosed […]
A glass manufacturer is celebrating 25 years of business with vehicle rental company Ryder Scotland by taking delivery of two new trucks.