Laundry-company Fishers Services has taken delivery of 25 Euro-5 Mercedes-Benz Axor trucks under derogation via Ryder. The Axors are fitted with tail lifts and 27ft box bodies. They come after Fishers took 24 Daf trucks and Mercedes vans from Ryder late last year. All are replacements for the operator’s 87-strong fleet. Michael Jones, MD of Fishers, said: “Having a first-rate HGV delivery fleet is fundamental to the reliable and flexible service that Fishers provides out hotel customers. “This investment is […]
Vehicle rental firm Ryder has relocated its Northampton operation to larger premises in the Swan Valley area.
Ryder has supported Polish food wholesaler Spizarnia with its first vehicle contract hire agreement for the supply of Euro-6 trucks.
Renewed economic confidence and a focus on efficiencies saw an increase in the amount of mergers and acquisitions in 2014 as operators looked to strengthen, diversify and consolidate. Motortransport.co.uk takes a look back at a surprisingly strong year of M&A activity. In February, Pollock (Scotrans) acquired Blackburn-based haulier Gilbraith (TS) for an undisclosed seven figure sum, giving the Scottish operator extended reach into north-west England. April saw Essex-based freight forwarder and haulier Simarco purchase Longport-Staffordshire based IFB for an undisclosed […]