Doncaster-based BJS Storage and Distribution has inked a contract hire deal with Ryder for 50 new curtainside trailers. The new tri-axle trailers are being built by Montracon and will replace older trailers in BJS’s 120- strong trailer fleet. BJS director Richard Hall, said: “As our business expands it is essential to have modern high specification equipment in the fleet to meet customer requirements.” Hall said the additional mobile trailer repair and maintenance solutions, provided through Ryder subsidiary Bullwell Trailer Solutions, […]
At the CV Show 2014, contract hire and rental giant Ryder announced it was renewing a five year tyre supply contract with Bridgestone, covering most of its fleet of 25,000 vans, trucks and trailers. Ryder has exclusively used Bridgestone rubber for over 20 years, but 2014 was a watershed in the two companies’ relationship, which became a true partnership rather than just a long term supply agreement.
Mark Cartwright has been appointed as group MD of Cartwright Group, less than a month after the resignation of former joint MDs John and Steven Cartwright. Peter Cartwright continues as chairman and Lisa Cartwright as a director on the new board.
However hard or soft Brexit turns out to be in March 2019, the uncertainty the government’s handling of the process has created is already damaging the UK truck market.