Prohire has invested nearly £1m in its ‘spot rental’ fleet as demand for hire vehicles continues to increase. The Midlands-based CV hire and fleet management firm said the popularity of spot hire vehicles reflects the fact that some companies are treating the economic upturn with a degree of caution. Dan Stevenson, Prohire rentals manager, added: “Companies are beginning to feel that they are coming out of recession, but, in a lot of cases – particularly among third-party logistics services companies […]
Former Mercedes-Benz Commercial Vehicles MD Ian Jones has become a non-executive director at Stroud, Gloucestershire-based family-owned distribution firm Howard Tenens. Howard Tenens chairman and chief executive, Peter Morris, said: “Ian’s breadth of experience in the global commercial vehicle industry will add significant value to Howard Tenens.” Jones said he was “delighted” to be taking on the new role with Howard Tenens. “They have demonstrated that they are at the leading edge of many aspects of the changing world of transport […]
TNT Express has spent £12m on 300 Euro-5 mid-range trucks as part of its fleet renewal programme.
Clipper Logistics has claimed its latest fleet strategy will shave 30% off trunking costs. MT caught up with transport operations director Mick Doe to learn how.