Dawsongroup CEO Mike Williams is leaving the company due to ill health. Williams, who joined the truck, trailer rental business 40 years ago, will be replaced by group MD Steve Miller (pictured). Miller will assume the CEO role. Group chairman, Peter Dawson, paid tribute to Williams’ “energy, commitment and commercial ability,” and wished him “a speedy recovery.” Miller said he had learnt “an awful lot” from Williams but added: “That doesn’t mean my new role will be simply to deliver […]
Dawsonrentals is one of the UK’s largest CV rental firms, and one of the few to offer the full range of vehicles from vans to trucks and trailers and the full range of services from daily rental to contract hire and leasing. An early adopter of Euro-6 to allow its customers to try before they buy, more than 30% of its truck fleet is now Euro-6.
MAN has unveiled its Euro-6 line up and the first UK order for 100 vehicles from Dawsonrentals. The truck and trailer rental firm will take an initial 100 MAN TGX 26.440 6×2 and TGX 18.440 4×2 Euro-6 tractors with XLX cabs for its rental fleet. MAN also expects to have Euro-6 demonstrators available for UK operators in October.
Cris Stephenson has taken on the role of UK MD at Pall-Ex, succeeding Adrian Russell who becomes group MD, and assumes exclusive responsibility for the pallet network’s European operations.