Bibby Distribution has not let Covid-19 stand in the way of its fleet replacement strategy this year, after committing to spending £14m on new assets. The replacement programme is the company’s largest ever and involves investment in new trucks, specialist trailers and tankers. Additions include 60 MAN TGX 6×2 tractor units; 15 Scania R-Series 6x2s; 12 Feldbinder liquid tank trailers and 160 high cubic capacity curtainsiders. The 3PL’s fleet now comprises 480 trucks and 1,400 trailers. Adam Purshall, Bibby fleet […]
Crewe, Cheshire-based Brit European Transport made a dramatic return to profit during 2011, recording a pre-tax profit of £334,000 compared to pre-tax loss of £453,000 the previous year. Turnover in the year to 31 December rose 20% from £20m to £24m, all but £2m of which was generated in the UK. The firm, which specialises in car, CV, plant and equipment and lift truck transport, as well as bulk tanker work, said there had been “stability and in some cases […]
Trailer hire specialist Hireco has launched a novel way of selling its ex-rental trailers – an eBay-style auction website. Buyers will be able to log in, browse the trailers for sale and make bids, receiving email notifications if they have been outbid before the auction ends.
Marshall Fleet Solutions (MFS) said it was investing in a multi-million pound depot in the Midlands, which should be completed early next year.