Fly By Nite is continuing to boost its fleet, ordering 16 new trailers from Cartwright. The Redditch-based events haulage company, whose customers include Madonna, Rihanna and Lady Gaga, has seen business grow rapidly over the past few years as falling album sales have driven bands to tour more frequently. Fly By Nite has purchased a total of 30 trailers since it switched to Cartwright four years ago. This latest order sees the firm take delivery of 16 Cartwright triaxle box […]
MT’s latest UK Commercial Vehicle Operator Report, produced in association with Texaco Lubricants, reveals the value of being smart. There’s much talk of the squeezed middle in British politics but the latest UK Commercial Vehicle Operator Report confirms the emergence of savvy operators forming a smart middle within road transport. These operators are pulling forward their purchasing to beat Euro-6, providing services to external clients via their in-house workshops, and making use of the latest technology to optimise the running […]
City Link has ordered 86 Cartwright-built double-deck trailers as part of its fleet replacement cycle.
DBC Foodservice had no vehicle assets despite having 230 of them when it went under in March, as its fleet was run on a contract-hire basis. The £300m turnover company supplied some of the best known cafes, restaurants and bars on the high Street including Caffé Nero, Prezzo, Loch Fyne and vodka bar chain Revolution. DBC’s fleet of mainly Dafs delivered 8,000 multi-temperature products to customers each year. However, after attempts to sell the business earlier this year failed, administrator […]