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High Peak Steels unveils new fleet and livery with Ryder
Leading steel stockholder High Peak Steels has marked the launch of its rebranding with new vehicles from Ryder.
The company has refleeted with Ryder, taking six Daf dropsides on a five-year contract. The fleet comprises of a pair of 18 tonne LF230s, a trio of 12 tonne LF180s, and a 7.5 tonne LF150. The new branding features not only on the vehicles, but also on the company’s Glossop warehouse. A redesigned website has been launched with a new technical library for customers to use. The new livery sees High Peak Steels move away from a livery that has served it well for 32 years.
Carlton Packaging partners with Ryder
Ryder is supplying two Daf LF230 18-tonne curtainsiders with Day Cabs, a Daf CF460 6x2 tractor with Space Cab and curtainsided SDC trailer, all on three-year terms to Carlton Packaging. The new vehicles will make deliveries from Carlton’s UK distribution hub in Milton Keynes.
New Ryder trucks help Oakwood Fuels celebrate 20 years
Oakwood Fuels is celebrating its 20th anniversary with a revised livery and two new trucks from Ryder.
Supplied on a five-year contact hire deal, the pair of Daf CF460 6x2 44-tonne trucks are equipped with Spacecabs and AS Tronic gearboxes, and are the first trucks on Oakwood’s 50-strong fleet to feature the 20th anniversary livery.
Independent Glass expands its fleet with 7-tonne vans from Ryder
Independent Glass has added 7-tonne vans to its fleet for the first time. Ryder has supplied two Iveco Daily 70C 180 vans, specified with automated gearboxes and fitted with internal and external glass racks.
The vans have been supplied on a three-year contract hire arrangement with maintenance included. One is stationed in Independent Glass’s Glasgow facility, while the other is stationed at the firm’s Mansfield location (from where deliveries in and around London are made).
Bullwell Trailer Solutions welcomes new managing director
Bullwell Trailer Solutions, part of the Ryder group of companies, has appointed a new managing director in its 10th year of operation.
Nigel Bailey has taken over from founder Gary Bulley, and is driving Bullwell forward in his new role with the aim to create customer service excellence nationwide. Previously he was the operations director of Axis Fleet Management.
Morphy Richards partners with Ryder
Morphy Richards, the leading supplier of small domestic appliances, has chosen to partner with Ryder for the first time.
Ryder is supplying Morphy Richards with three Mercedes-Benz Actros 2543LS 44-tonners, a curtainsided Daf CF220 18-tonner with tail lift, a curtainsided Daf LF150 with tail lift, and four SDC trailers on a five-year contract hire deal. The Actros tractors have PowerShift gearboxes, while the Dafs feature manual transmissions.
These vehicles will carry out deliveries to retailers across the UK from Morphy Richards’ DC in Mexborough, South Yorkshire.
Ryder appoints new sales and marketing director in Europe
Ryder has promoted John Murray to become sales and marketing director. In his new role, he will focus on generating new business for Ryder as well as maintaining its excellent record of customer retention.
Previously, John was general manager of Ryder’s trailer operations, where he grew the volume of lease business and led the acquisition, and took on the management of Bullwell Trailer Solutions, the specialist in mobile trailer repair and maintenance.
Ryder supplies further specialised trucks and trailers to DS Smith Recycling
Ryder is supplying 27 new trucks and trailers to leading recycling and waste management specialist DS Smith Recycling. The new vehicles are in addition to approximately 90 vehicles and forklifts supplied by Ryder that are already in service with DS Smith Recycling.
Ryder delivers additional vans to Merson Group
Merson Group has taken delivery of another 20 vans from Ryder on a 48-month lease.
The entire Mercedes-Benz order comprises of six Citan 111 LWB panel vans, a Citan 111 long crew van, and 13 Sprinter 314Cdi long high-roof vans. Each Citan has a GVW of 2.2 tonnes, while each Sprinter’s GVW is 3.5 tonnes. All the vans feature ply-lined load bays.
Ryder supplies nine customised Dafs to brewer Greene King
Ryder is supplying nine Daf CFs to Greene King after securing a new six-year supply and full service lease deal with the brewer.
The customised trucks offer easier and safer unloading for dray drivers and will be the first in the Greene King fleet to feature its London Glory beer branding, alongside branding for its other leading ales, Greene King IPA and Abbot Ale.
The 26t 6x2 rigids have Don-Bur curtainsided bodies mounted on a three-axle chassis with day cab. The fully-galvanised bodies are 9m long by 2.5m wide and 3.5m in height, with an 8.8m by 2.2m side aperture.