Outsourcing of vehicle repairs is now industry’s preferred choice when it comes to maintaining their HGVs, according to the latest survey produced by Motor Transport and sister title Commercial Motor. Nearly two-thirds (60%) of operators surveyed chose to send vehicles off-site for repair, with one-third of those picking main dealerships as their preferred option. The research also highlighted that larger operators would be more likely to opt for a main dealership, while smaller businesses would be more likely to pick […]
The Ministry of Defence (MoD) has awarded a four year vehicle supply and maintenance contract to Ryder, worth €30m (£25.4m).
New for the 2013 MT Awards is a category for R&M workshop of the year. Keeping a commercial vehicle fleet on the road that is safe, legal, reliable and highly productive is a tough job. This award is for the inhouse or third party repair and maintenance workshop that delivers on all four counts. The Award will go to the R&M operation that can show it meets the operational needs of the transport business in terms of high vehicle availability […]