Hargreaves Logistics is to adopt a franchise programme to boost subcontractor retention and create a more flexible fleet. The operator is targeting its base of 200 dedicated subcontractors, with plans to take on an additional 100 franchise partners over the next three to five years. The first five subcontractors have signed up to the franchise scheme as partners. They are contracted for five years with an option to extend or negotiate a new contract at the end of the five […]
Former Mercedes-Benz Commercial Vehicles MD Ian Jones has become a non-executive director at Stroud, Gloucestershire-based family-owned distribution firm Howard Tenens. Howard Tenens chairman and chief executive, Peter Morris, said: “Ian’s breadth of experience in the global commercial vehicle industry will add significant value to Howard Tenens.” Jones said he was “delighted” to be taking on the new role with Howard Tenens. “They have demonstrated that they are at the leading edge of many aspects of the changing world of transport […]
Ryder has taken delivery of a multi-marque Euro-6 demonstrator fleet to enable its rental and contract hire customers to carry out their own road trials.
DAF could fare better than other truck manufacturers in the event of a hard Brexit, according to MD Robin Easton.