Hermes UK has added 54 Euro-6 Dafs from hire firm Ryder to its fleet, as well as renewing a three-year tyre-management contract with Michelin Solutions. The new trucks, all supplied on a contract hire basis, comprise 30 Daf CF tractor units of which 20 are fleet additions and 10 are replacements. The deal also includes 24 Daf LF 12-tonne rigids to directly replace 7.5-tonners on the fleet. Rob Elmore, Hermes’ fleet services manager, said: “We handle more than 200 million […]
Ryder is creating local employment opportunities within its mobile maintenance services business with a recruitment drive for technical staff in Lichfield, Staffordshire.
Hermes processed 4.8 million orders over the Black Friday weekend, an increase of 34% compared with last year, despite adverse weather conditions.
A new report has called into question the effectiveness of safety mirrors fitted to LGVs as a means of preventing accidents involving cyclists.