Shaun Stephenson has re-joined rental and contract hire business Ryder as its director of engineering. Shaun was at Ryder until 2012 as head of operations. The company said his new role acknowledges the increasing importance that engineering is playing in the own account and logistics sector. Shaun has held senior fleet roles at major truck operators – most recently director of fleet at G4S and, prior to that, director of fleet at Bidvest Logistics. He has also worked for Biffa […]
DBC Foodservice had no vehicle assets despite having 230 of them when it went under in March, as its fleet was run on a contract-hire basis. The £300m turnover company supplied some of the best known cafes, restaurants and bars on the high Street including Caffé Nero, Prezzo, Loch Fyne and vodka bar chain Revolution. DBC’s fleet of mainly Dafs delivered 8,000 multi-temperature products to customers each year. However, after attempts to sell the business earlier this year failed, administrator […]
Trailer rental specialist Hireco is entering the truck rental and contract hire sector, looking to specialise in vehicles providing maximum driver comfort and fuel-saving features for its customers.
Vehicle rental firm Ryder has ordered 400 new tractor units to refresh its current fleet, along with 350 new trailers.