Contract hire and fleet management specialist Prohire has acquired Nottingham-based RH Rentals for an undisclosed sum. David Barlow, Prohire chairman and CEO, said RH Rentals fleet, which includes rigid vehicles, tractor units and vans, was “a perfect complement to Prohire’s”. Prohire will further increase its fleet size by placing a significant order for new commercial vehicles over the coming weeks. Pictured are (left to right): Prohire directors Andrew Morley, sales director; Paul Hassall, operations director; David Barlow, chairman; Paul Jacques, group financial director
Northern-Ireland rental and leasing firm Hireco has bought 400 new trailers from SDC for £8m, adding the assets to £4.6m of trailers it has purchased from Krone, Schmitz Cargobull and Dennison.
Hireco has won a deal with Owens Group to provide 22 new SDC curtainsider trailers after impressing the Welsh operator with its ability to provide them quickly and at a competitive price.
Dawsonrentals is one of the UK’s largest CV rental firms, and one of the few to offer the full range of vehicles from vans to trucks and trailers and the full range of services from daily rental to contract hire and leasing. An early adopter of Euro-6 to allow its customers to try before they buy, more than 30% of its truck fleet is now Euro-6.