Menzies Distribution is replacing half of its 240-strong LGV fleet with 110 Euro-5 Ivecos, on hire from Ryder. The trucks, which have been taken on under a five-year contract hire deal, range from 6.5-tonnes to 25-tonnes and will be delivered in batches throughout this year and into 2014. A further 16 LGVs, including 44-tonne GVW tractor units and matching trailers; 26-tonners; and 18-tonners, are being converted to a four-year contract hire agreement after they were taken on long-term rental. Menzies […]
DHL Supply Chain has won a £14 million contract renewal with Travis Perkins Group, which will see it handle 160,000 deliveries per year. The three and a half year contract extension will see the firm manage national transport operations from the builders merchant’s Northampton DC, moving 20,000 loads annually. It will transport goods for the group’s retailers, including Wickes, Tile Giant, City Plumbing Supplies, City Heating Spares and Toolstation, to 1,000 branches nationwide. DHL has worked with Travis Perkins for […]
Iveco has renewed its European spare parts distribution contract with Kuehne + Nagel.
Office supplies company Lyreco UK has placed an order with Burnt Tree for almost 60 light commercial vehicles.