Former staff of Gulliver’s Truck Hire, which entered into administration last year, have been successful in their claim for compensation after the company failed to properly consult with them. At a Manchester employment tribunal, the judge said the company had also failed to elect appropriate employee representatives; a failure described as being “of the utmost seriousness”. The Bristol-based company, which operated a fleet of 3,800 commercial vehicles and employed around 300 staff across seven sites, went into administration on 18 […]
An investment of £7m in 500 new trailers in the past 18 months to take the fleet to over 6,500 vehicles has catapulted Cartwright Rentals to number three in the UK trailer rental market. According to the 2016 CV Informer listing of truck and trailer rental companies, Cartwright has overtaken Ryder and is now on the heels of number 2 Dawsonrentals as the Cheshire-based trailer builder, rental operator and maintenance provider pledges further growth in 2017. Chinese-owned TIP remains the […]
Bidvest Logistics has signed a lease with Prologis on a 116,000ft² space in Prologis Cabot Park in Avonmouth, Bristol.
Iveco and BNP Paribas Leasing Solutions have joined forces to offer preferential financing to transport operators purchasing Iveco’s environmentally-friendly commercial vehicles.