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 […]
Gregory Distribution has renewed its farm collection contract with Dairy Crest at Davidstow in Cornwall. The new contract, which commences on 2 December, is for a period of three years. In a statement the company says: “This renewal is a reflection of the continued commitment by all Gregory staff involved in the Dairy Crest contract to deliver the excellent service provided to our customer”. Resulting from this award, Gregory will be investing in a new fleet of vehicles and trailers […]
Gregory Distribution has signed a deal with Portsmouth-based MMD (Shipping Services) to take over its fresh produce distribution operation at Portsmouth International Port.
Trailer rental specialist Hireco is entering the truck rental and contract hire sector, looking to specialise in vehicles providing maximum driver comfort and fuel-saving features for its customers.