Enterprise Rent-A-Car UK is buying rival SHB Hire, a move with the potential to create one of the UK’s largest commercial vehicle (CV) rental companies. Romsey-based, family-owned SHB Hire will operate under the Enterprise Flex-E-Rent brand – Enterprise’s CV business that has 23 sites nationally – and the company said the purchase would allow it to deliver increased value and choice to customers. The agreement came after SHB Hire’s owners sought a buyer to take the company to the next […]
Renewed economic confidence and a focus on efficiencies saw an increase in the amount of mergers and acquisitions in 2014 as operators looked to strengthen, diversify and consolidate. Motortransport.co.uk takes a look back at a surprisingly strong year of M&A activity. In February, Pollock (Scotrans) acquired Blackburn-based haulier Gilbraith (TS) for an undisclosed seven figure sum, giving the Scottish operator extended reach into north-west England. April saw Essex-based freight forwarder and haulier Simarco purchase Longport-Staffordshire based IFB for an undisclosed […]
Commercial vehicle hire firm Burnt Tree has been integrated into Enterprise Flex-E-Rent– the UK commercial vehicle division of Enterprise Rent-A-Car – a year after it was bought by the business.
MT Awards 2017 winner profile Temperature Controlled Operator of the Year sponsored by Enterprise Flex-E-Rent
Temperature-controlled storage and distribution firm McCulla (Ireland) serves the UK, Ireland and the continent and secured this year’s award for its flexible, innovative performance.