Whirlpool is the UK’s only white goods manufacturer to manage its own in-house home delivery network – Hotpoint Home Solutions – and its bosses are determined to match or exceed the standards of any 3PL. Last year’s winner of the Operational & Compliance Award and Technical Excellence Award, Whirlpool UK Appliances scooped the crown for the Business Excellence Award at the Motor Transport Awards 2019, and couldn’t be more thrilled. As the UK’s only white goods manufacturer to manage its […]
Hireco will open a 5-acre truck park at DP London Gateway later this year to address what it described as “a chronic shortage of parking in the surrounding area”.
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 […]
Contract hire and fleet management specialist Prohire has acquired Nottingham-based RH Rentals for an undisclosed sum. David Barlow, Prohire chairman and CEO, said RH Rentals fleet, which includes rigid vehicles, tractor units and vans, was “a perfect complement to Prohire’s”. Prohire will further increase its fleet size by placing a significant order for new commercial vehicles over the coming weeks. Pictured are (left to right): Prohire directors Andrew Morley, sales director; Paul Hassall, operations director; David Barlow, chairman; Paul Jacques, group financial director