A quick response time from rental firm TIP Trailer Services prompted Clipper Logistics to hire nine SDC box trailers from it on a five year lease. The 13.6m trailers, wearing the Clipper Logistics livery, will work on a specific contract across the UK, and Clipper said it was TIP’s ability to quickly meet the high security demand of its customer that sealed the deal. Richard Ball, senior transport director at Clipper Logistics, said: “Our perception of TIP changed recently when […]
Sun Capital Partners has abandoned its interest in making a bid for Clipper Logistics.
Clipper Logistics has won a new contract with Swedish children’s clothes retailer Polarn O. Pyret. It sees Clipper provide logistics from its Ollerton facility, as well as a warehousing arrangement that will allow expansion of Polarn’s current product range and offer store replenishment it its second phase, reducing the lead time of stock from Sweden. Leeds-based Clipper will handle around 5,500 SKUs, which will fulfill clothing orders in the UK and Ireland. The company says it was awarded the contract […]
Close Brothers Vehicle Hire, part of Close Brothers Group, has launched a new municipal rental offering. The business will offer contract hire, flexi-lease and daily rental options on a comprehensive suite of municipal vehicles, including refuse trucks, sweepers, hook and skip lorries, gulley emptiers, gritters, tipper grabs, brick grabs and cage tippers. A support team will maintain the vehicles and provide 24-hour breakdown support and a nationwide service network. The initiative is led by municipal director Philippe Harding who brings […]