Fast-growing trailer rental firm Hireco is investing in new tracking technology as well as new trailers as director James Smith tells Steve Hobson With a fleet of 5,000 trailers, all under five years old, Berkshire-based Hireco ranked fifth in MT’s first CV Informer league table of trailer rental firms. Director James Smith has ambitions to increase the fleet to 8,000, which would leapfrog it to number three behind TIP and Ryder – not bad for a company founded just 15 […]
Arrow XL has spent £500,000 on 19 new double deck trailers for its fleet, which it said will provide greater efficiencies in terms of fleet capacity, fuel economy and environmental footprint.
Bibby Distribution has unveiled two new longer semi-trailers featuring the livery of crisp and snack manufacturer Tayto Group.
Early indications suggest that the larger 15.65m longer semi-trailer size is proving a more popular option than its 14.6m counterpart in the Department for Transport’s (DfT) ten-year trial of the new lengths, announced last December. According to the DfT, “two or three” companies have returned their allowance of the smaller 14.6m design and MT has learnt the government is now permitting firms to swap allocations them between themselves, or even give them away as long as no business trials more […]