Trailer rental specialist Hireco is entering the truck rental and contract hire sector, looking to specialise in vehicles providing maximum driver comfort and fuel-saving features for its customers. An initial batch of 30 Mercedes-Benz Actros 2545 Big Space 6×2 tractor units, with luxury cab and predictive power control (PPC) will arrive this month, with the option to receive another 70 Mercedes trucks this year. Hireco is also considering MAN trucks featuring Top Torque. “We are hoping to have 200 trucks […]
Trailer manufacturer Montracon has launched a full length double-deck reefer trailer following demand from operators for greater carrying capacity within the standard 13.6m trailer length. The 4.7m high straight frame trailer, called Jumbo during its development, has a 3.2m internal height creating 150m3 internal capacity. It can carry up to 52 UK pallets, or 66 Euro-sized pallets, using adjustable decking beams. Sales and marketing director Paul Mead says the trailer fills a gap in its refrigerated range. “It will appeal […]
Commercial vehicle rental firm Ryder has won a fleet replacement and maintenance contract with Safetykleen.
Ballyvesey Holdings saw a fourfold profits fall in 2019 in what the company described as a “difficult” year in an intensely competitive market.