Expect Distribution is to take delivery of 18 more trailers from Ryder. The trailers bring the Bradford-based firm’s contract hire fleet with Ryder to 115 and follows the delivery of 31 vehicles – a mix of tractor units, trailers, and trucks – during 2016. The new triaxle curtainsiders, manufactured by SDC, include eight bespoke double-decker step-frame trailers. These are being built specially to service one of Expect’s furniture customers, where there are height restrictions at the delivery location. The other […]
Expect Distribution has signed a three-year warehousing and distribution contract with Lansinoh Laboratories, a supplier of breastfeeding products.
Meat wholesaler Tican Chilled has refreshed its fleet with eight new Mercedes-Benz Antos trucks, via Ryder.
Ryder Europe vice-president and MD David Hunt’s claim that “Ryder is full of the joys of spring”, is not what MT expects to hear as we meet to discuss the integration of Hill Hire. But like the company he works for, Hunt can pull the occasional surprise. Ryder’s big surprise last year was the £151m acquisition of Hill Hire, announced the day before its 40th birthday in the UK (MT 13 June 2011). This takeover created a rental and leasing […]