Commercial vehicle rental firm Ryder has won a fleet replacement and maintenance contract with Safetykleen. The contract will see Ryder buy 127 vehicles from Safetykleen’s lease providers and lease them back to Safetykleen, as well as take over the fleet management and maintenance of Safetykleen’s vehicles. Delivery of the vehicles to SafetyKleen has already begun after Ryder agreed a mobilisation period of just six weeks between the contract signing and contract start. Safetykleen, which provides parts, washing equipment, and waste […]
With UK banks under constant fire for failing to lend to British businesses, it is refreshing to talk to a banker who is positively eager to work with UK operators. Graham Winslet is sales director of BNP Paribas Rental Solutions, a wholly-owned subsidiary of BNP Paribas, one of the strongest banks in the world (rated AA by Standard & Poor’s). He is responsible for growing the CV contract hire business, which currently owns around 15,000 CVs in France and the UK.
Clipper Logistics has won a contract to operate an efulfilment solution for the trading arm of military charity Help for Heroes.
Wincanton has won a five year contract with Rolls-Royce, which will see it store and transport generators for the UK armed forces. The firm will store the generators, which are used to power medical and communications equipment, at its shared user warehouse in Middleton, Greater Manchester. It will also pack the generators for global distribution. The contract will also see the firm perform audited maintenance checks on the equipment upon its return to the warehouse, ahead of returning to storage […]