Bridgestone has extended its existing relationship with Axis Fleet Management, signing a deal at last week’s CV Show to provide tyres and whole-life support for the hire firm’s entire fleet. Previously, the tyre manufacturer had been responsible for 70% of the 3,000-plus-strong Axis fleet of MANs and Dafs. The deal follows recent contract extensions with both Arla and Ryder. Greg Ward, Bridgestone’s commercial sales director, said that while the company’s “industry leading tyre products played a big factor” in the […]
Ryder has secured a deal with kitchen supplier Howdens Joinery to replace its entire fleet with 100 new Daf CF tractor units.
Ryder is to offload the servicing and maintenance carried out at its own locations to approved dealer partners, resulting in redundancies and workshop closures.
Tyre maker Bridgestone is training prisoners at HMP Feathestone to be truck tyre fitters to help equip them with the skills needed for a career in the industry after they complete their sentences.