Ford Trucks has signed a deal with TIP Trailer Services for after-sales services in Western Europe. However, the company played down claims that the move would bring the Ford name back to the UK truck sector, saying it was simply an after-sales agreement to cover vehicle warranties and that a righthand-drive F-MAX was not being considered. British investor I Squared Capital acquired TIP Trailer Services, formerly owned by US conglomerate GE, from China’s HNA Group in May 2018. Terms were […]
Clipper Logistics has claimed its latest fleet strategy will shave 30% off trunking costs. MT caught up with transport operations director Mick Doe to learn how.
TIP Trailer Services, part of GE Capital, has opened its seventh authorised testing facility (ATF) in Essex, following a £120,000 depot upgrade. The Grays, Essex site offers LGV and ADR as well as hire and maintenance as part of a rolling programme to develop a network of ATFs. The trailer rental service also offers testing at its sites in Manchester, Dublin, Leeds, Liverpool, Felixstowe and Nuneaton, the first of which was launched two years ago. UK fleetcare manager Jonny Clark […]
Tanker operators can cut the cost of expanding their fleet by up to 50% by using TIP Tankers to remount their own tanker fleet. Tanker remounting involves reusing stainless steel barrels and fitting these onto new chassis equipped with the latest running gear.