Refrigerated rental company Petit Forestier has spent £20m upgrading its short-term hire fleet. The company, which received the Motor Transport Apprenticeship of the Year award last year, plans to make a similar sized fleet investment in 2016. The new vehicles bring Petit Forestier’s short term hire fleet to 1,200, and pushes the size of its total UK and Ireland fleet to more than 5,000 vehicles, distributed across 16 depots. Pat Skelly, MD Petit Forestier UK, said: “By understanding our customers’ […]
The 2013 MT Awards will be presented at the Grosvenor House in London on 3 July – and the road to the collecting one of the 18 iconic trophies starts in January when the entry forms go online. The categories for 2013 will be (new awards are in italics): Customer Care; Haulier of the Year; Fleet Van of the Year; Repair & Maintenance Workshop of the Year; Fleet Engineer of the Year; Training; Best Use of Technology; Fleet Driver of the Year; Fleet Truck of […]
NFT has wrapped an early Christmas present – 45 of its tractor units in a brand new livery just in time for Christmas.
The head of Fraikin UK has said Petit Forestier’s decision to abandon its plans to buy his leasing firm will not affect the business.