Europa Road, a division of Europa Worldwide Group, has spent £2m on 23 Renault Trucks after a successful two-year trial with RH Commercial Vehicles. The Range T artics and Range D rigids are the first Renaults in the fleet, which also has 238 trailers. Europa currently runs Volvo and Mercedes-Benz trucks, but it decided on Renault for the refresh after trialling seed vehicles on an extended trial. It said it was impressed by the MPG of the new generation of […]
Logistic company Kuehne + Nagel has sold its Renault Trucks dealership RH Commercial Vehicles for an undisclosed sum, a year after it bought its parent company The RH Group for £66.9m. The new owners of the East Midlands dealership, that employs 55 people, include its current MD Nigel Baxter and general manager Paul Pearson, who becomes commercial director, as well as Neville and Peter Baxter. Last year the dealership turned over £16m from sales, parts and servicing from its head […]
Europa Worldwide Group MD Andrew Baxter has announced a RAPID Career Development Programme campaign. As a businessman who didn’t go to university and started working straight from school, Baxter is a strong advocate of learning on the job.
Freight and warehousing specialists Europa Worldwide Logistics has opened a new £20m purpose-built distribution centre in Birmingham. Constructed in just 24 weeks, the new 155,000ft² facility at ProLogis Park, Minworth, brings together a number of the company’s operating divisions under one roof, including European express, seafreight, national distribution, exhibition and project forwarding and logistics services. The firm, which has been running for nearly 50 years, has been operating from Birmingham since 1985. The Minworth facility employs 100 staff, has 15,000 […]