Operator demand for rented and leased commercial vehicles is on the rise driven by a “perfect storm” of factors including Brexit uncertainty, air quality legislation and the decline in traditional retail. According to a major report, published by the British Vehicle Rental and Leasing Association (BVRLA) this week, these pressures are undermining operator confidence in how and when to invest in their fleets, resulting in a shift to short-term solutions. The BVRLA’s 2020 Industry Outlook: Commercial Vehicles report – compiled […]
Ryder has supported Polish food wholesaler Spizarnia with its first vehicle contract hire agreement for the supply of Euro-6 trucks.
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