Parts of the business and assets of Mercedes truck and van dealership Roanza have been sold to Estar Truck and Van, saving around 340 jobs. Sarah O’Toole and Jason Bell of Grant Thornton UK LLP in Manchester were appointed joint administrators to Roanza Limited and its subsidiary Premier Vehicle Rental Limited on 8 September 2020. Based in Warrington, Roanza operated full service Mercedes truck and van dealerships under franchise from eight sites, predominately in the North West. The company suffered […]
The RHA’s claims of a “breakthrough” in its talks with ministers for extra support for the industry may come too late for many, as its own survey reveals thousands are now at risk of going bust.
MT’s latest UK Commercial Vehicle Operator Report, produced in association with Texaco Lubricants, reveals the value of being smart. There’s much talk of the squeezed middle in British politics but the latest UK Commercial Vehicle Operator Report confirms the emergence of savvy operators forming a smart middle within road transport. These operators are pulling forward their purchasing to beat Euro-6, providing services to external clients via their in-house workshops, and making use of the latest technology to optimise the running […]
XPO Logistics and Nestlé have announced that their flagship distribution centre and technology hub in the UK has completed its phased opening to full operations.