New Co-op driving apprentice tops performance rankings

November 27, 2019 Tim Wallace

An apprentice truck driver, part of the initial cohort of Co-op’s all-new professional driver programme, has beaten nearly 320 drivers to be the top-performer at the company’s Castlewood distribution centre, despite acquiring his licence with SP Training just three months ago.


Close Brothers Vehicle Hire launches municipal rental offering

November 26, 2019 Tim Wallace

Close Brothers Vehicle Hire, part of Close Brothers Group, has launched a new municipal rental offering. The business will offer contract hire, flexi-lease and daily rental options on a comprehensive suite of municipal vehicles, including refuse trucks, sweepers, hook and skip lorries, gulley emptiers, gritters, tipper grabs, brick grabs and cage tippers. A support team will maintain the vehicles and provide 24-hour breakdown support and a nationwide service network. The initiative is led by municipal director Philippe Harding who brings […]