Ryder has appointed a new sales and marketing director in a drive to generate more business for the rental firm. John Murray, formerly general manager of trailer operations, has an industry career spanning more than 40 years, including 23 years with Freuhauf Corporation. He has also held senior management roles at TIP Trailer Services, TLS and Avis Fleet Services. Murray joined Ryder in 2010. He said: “I want to further develop our sales team to ensure we’re doing all that […]
Greene King has taken on nine Daf CFs from Ryder for dray deliveries across the South East.
Ryder Europe has purchased CV contract hire and fleet management specialist Euroway for an undisclosed sum. Euroway has a total fleet of 1,419 CVs, ranging from 3.5 tonners to tractor units, plus trailers. Daf is the dominant supplier to Euroway. In 2010, its combined divisions generated a combined turnover of about £22m and a pre-tax loss of circa £730,000. The acquisition means Ryder’s fleet totals nearly 25,000, comprising 10,514 trailers and 13,905 vehicles. David Hunt, vice president and MD of […]
Ryder Europe has completed the purchase of trailer repair and maintenance company Bullwell Trailer Solutions.