In 50 years Salford Van Hire (SVH) has established itself as one of the most influential players in the CV market. The Manchester-based business was created by Italian-born Raffaello Bacci (pictured, centre) in the 1960s when Mr B, as he is known to his 200 employees, spotted an opportunity to provide business transport to the wider market while working at his grandfather’s lampshade- making firm. He bought a van, rented it to other businesses when it was not being used by […]
Salford Van Hire has embarked on a vehicle buying spree, with the purchase of more than 300 new units for its fleet.
Midlands courier company Burton Sameday has become one of the first customers for Burnt Tree’s new refrigerated vehicle rental service Refrigerental. Half of Sameday Burton’s fleet is now temperature controlled and it has taken a new refrigerated vehicle from Burnt Tree on a two year rental deal after earlier switching some of its ambient dry freight vehicles to the leading independent truck and van rental specialist. A second identical vehicle is due to join the fleet soon.
Motor Transport, in partnership with the BVRLA, is currently compiling its annual CV Informer research, a comprehensive report on the commercial vehicle rental, leasing and contract hire sector. Close to 200 companies involved in the rental and leasing of trucks, trailers and vans took part in last year’s research. This year we want to capture every single business in the sector. Every participant will receive a report of the full research results, with a key statistics section highlighting how their […]