Private equity firm Palatine has bought a majority stake in contract hire and rental firm NRG Fleet Services. With its headquarters in Skelmersdale, Lancashire and operating a network of 10 technical centres, NRG employs 280 staff and comprises two divisions: Riverside Truck Rental and Direct Tyre Management. Riverside is a national provider of fleet management services into the UK waste industry and Direct Tyre Management provides fleet owners with a web-based management information system. Palatine said NRG’s existing shareholders, chairman […]
UPS has appealed against the European Commission’s (EC) decision to prohibit its acquisition of TNT Express, on the basis the decision was “factually and legally erroneous”.
Simon Gibson Transport enjoyed what it described as an “excellent trading year” in 2015, shortly before it was sold to GCA Europe SA.
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 […]