The contract hire sector has seen some high-profile failures in recent months, but Asset Alliance Group continues to go from strength to strength as chief executive Willie Paterson tells Steve Hobson. With 5,000 owned assets, plus a further 1,500 under fleet management contracts, Asset Alliance Group has grown steadily since it was founded in 2010 in Wolverhampton by Willie Paterson, former director of commercial asset finance at the Alliance & Leicester, which later became part of Santander. In 2011, private […]
The UK arm of German transport giant Hellmann Worldwide Logistics is poised to take advantage of the opportunities Brexit will bring.
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 […]
Commercial vehicle rental company Fraikin has made its biggest annual purchase of rental vehicles in a decade, with a three-phase order plan worth £13m for 2015 already underway.