The demise of Gulliver’s Truck Hire in December last year was triggered by an increasingly competitive market, falling demand for trucks and vans and “issues” with the firm’s three axle tractor units, according to the firm’s administrators. The Bristol-based company, which operated a fleet of 3,800 commercial vehicles and employed 282 staff across seven sites, went into administration on 18 December last year, owing £16.9m to 680 creditors and £76m to 13 HP funders. A report published this month by […]
Cardiff Container Link entered into administration after “key personnel” at the company became ill and were absent from the business.
A glass manufacturer is celebrating 25 years of business with vehicle rental company Ryder Scotland by taking delivery of two new trucks.
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 […]