Ryder has sealed a contract hire deal with West Midlands-based Plastic Coatings for three new 18-tonne DAF CF230 rigid trucks. The deal comes ahead of the 20th anniversary of Ryder and Plastic Coatings’ working relationship this summer. Carl Allison, Plastic Coatings commercial manager, said: “Our delivery and collection service is a key part of our business. Our customers range from manufacturers of small items, like screws and washers, to motor parts and engines, right through to rail and construction beams. […]
Hireco has won a deal with Owens Group to provide 22 new SDC curtainsider trailers after impressing the Welsh operator with its ability to provide them quickly and at a competitive price.
Ryder has suppled 17 new specialist DAF LF220 15t rigid replacement vehicles into Wickes’ kitchen and bathroom home delivery fleet.
Ryder Europe vice-president and MD David Hunt’s claim that “Ryder is full of the joys of spring”, is not what MT expects to hear as we meet to discuss the integration of Hill Hire. But like the company he works for, Hunt can pull the occasional surprise. Ryder’s big surprise last year was the £151m acquisition of Hill Hire, announced the day before its 40th birthday in the UK (MT 13 June 2011). This takeover created a rental and leasing […]