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 […]
Expect Distribution is to take delivery of 18 more trailers from Ryder.
The demise of Gulliver’s Truck Hire in December last year was triggered by an increasingly competitive market, falling demand for trucks and vans and “issues” with the firm’s three axle tractor units, according to the firm’s administrators.