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 […]
Motor Transport, in partnership with the BVRLA, is currently compiling a ‘who’s who’ of the UK commercial vehicle rental and leasing sector, and we want to hear from every sized player in this market. The data we are collecting will be turned into a supplement featuring the top 250 rental and leasing companies and will provide a detailed analysis of the sector for road transport operators. If your organisation rents or leases trucks, trailers or light goods vehicles, then you […]
XPO Logistics is to close its Nuneaton depot in August with the potential loss of 57 jobs, Motortransport.co.uk has learnt.
In 50 years Salford Van Hire (SVH) has established itself as one of the most influential players in the CV market. The Manchester-based business was created by Italian-born Raffaello Bacci (pictured, centre) in the 1960s when Mr B, as he is known to his 200 employees, spotted an opportunity to provide business transport to the wider market while working at his grandfather’s lampshade- making firm.