VMS Fleet Management has acquired southwest-based rental, contract hire and sales business Western Truck Rental for an undisclosed sum. VMS said the acquisition will allow Western to grow and expand while continuing to serve existing customers from its base in the Southwest of England. The deal sees VMS take immediate control of Western Truck Rental’s two sites in Barnstaple and Tiverton, as well as the 20-strong workforce. Western Truck Rental, which operates in Devon and surrounding areas, offers self-drive hire, […]
The CV Informer 2015 survey is now live as Motor Transport, in partnership with the BVRLA, compiles its annual report on the commercial vehicle rental, leasing and contract hire sector.
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