Plant and tool hire specialist Eveready Hire is expanding its fleet, after taking delivery of three Euro-5 rigids on contract hire from Ryder. Two 18-tonne Daf LF55s and one 26-tonne MAN TGF join the fleet at the ten-year old own-account operator and will run out of its depots in Watford, Leatherhead and Godstone. Everyready MD Colum Mannix said: “After looking at a number of vehicle acquisition options we concluded that contract hire vehicles from Ryder not only met all of […]
With UK banks under constant fire for failing to lend to British businesses, it is refreshing to talk to a banker who is positively eager to work with UK operators. Graham Winslet is sales director of BNP Paribas Rental Solutions, a wholly-owned subsidiary of BNP Paribas, one of the strongest banks in the world (rated AA by Standard & Poor’s). He is responsible for growing the CV contract hire business, which currently owns around 15,000 CVs in France and the UK.
The introduction of trucks with more rounded fronts that improve aerodynamics as well as vision for drivers has been brought forward to 2020.
The formal start of construction of HS2 has begun, with contractors saying the work heralds a “jobs boom”.