Leasing and rental provider Fraikin has signed a new contract with Menzies Distribution, which will see it provide 50 new trucks and vans to the distribution and logistics company. The new vehicles, which include 37 replacement vehicles and 13 additional assets, include Iveco New Daily 6.5- and 7-tonne vans, Iveco Eurocargo 7.5- and 18- tonne trucks, a MAN 6×2 tractor unit, a Montracon 45′ curtainside trailer and a Mercedes Antos 26-tonne rigid. The fleet, which will be used to distribute newspapers […]
When Peter Backhouse was appointed CEO of contract hire specialist Fraikin in May 2010, he set out a clear vision of where he wanted the company to be. 18 months on he gives Steve Hobson a progress report. Since his arrival at Fraikin after two years in charge of Bunzl Healthcare and 11 years at Ryder, CEO Peter Backhouse has repositioned the company from a straightforward contract hire and rental firm to a big game hunter, capable of taking on […]
The extraordinary general meeting called for by a DX Group shareholder has been cancelled after the delivery company announced its intention to buy Menzies Distribution.