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 […]
Labour is calling on the government to “reverse its reckless decision” to give the go-ahead for a ten-year trial of longer semi-trailers. In a statement outlining the opposition’s current road transport policy, shadow transport secretary Maria Eagle MP says ministers must “stop being dogmatic” and examine evidence from the Department for Transport (DfT) that the move towards 14.6m and 15.65m trailers could lead to more cyclist casualties. She adds that Labour would use money from the proposed lorry road user […]
TNT UK has placed an order for 192 aerodynamic box trailers with Cartwright.
Whirlpool is the UK’s only white goods manufacturer to manage its own in-house home delivery network – Hotpoint Home Solutions – and its bosses are determined to match or exceed the standards of any 3PL.