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Ryder picks Berkshire technician for ‘Top Tech’ prize
Ryder, the UK’s leading commercial vehicle contract hire and rental provider, has picked Berkshire technician Shaun Dixon as its 2017 Top Technician (Top Tech).
The award recognises the value Ryder places on its technicians, and follows a competition to test their maintenance expertise on a variety of vehicle brands and configurations. Top Tech has been running for 16 years in Ryder’s US business, but this is the first year it has been organised in the UK.
Ryder to replace entire Lindab fleet in new sole supplier deal
Ryder has won a new sole supplier contract with Lindab that will see the building product manufacturer’s entire fleet replaced. Lindab supplies ventilation products, rainwater systems, and indoor climate solutions to a range of construction clients.
Some 32 vehicles are being provided through the supply and full service lease contract, which runs for five years. The order comprises of 16 curtainsiders and 12 dropsides, all of which are Mercedes-Benz Sprinters, two Mercedes-Benz Actros tractor units, and two SDC trailers.
Longs of Leeds unveils new livery with Ryder
Ryder’s delivery of replacement trucks and trailers to Longs of Leeds heralds the arrival of the haulier’s new livery for 2017.
Ryder is supplying 50 Daf XF460 tractor units, fitted with Super Space Cabs and AS Tronic gearboxes, and 40 curtainsided trailers from SDC.
3D Transport turns to Ryder for maintenance support
Glasgow-based 3D Transport has turned to Ryder for maintenance and servicing on its diversified fleet.
Ryder has an existing relationship with 3D Transport, supplying its core fleet of Daf LF150s and Mercedes-Benz Sprinter vans for its home delivery work throughout Scotland.
3D owner Mark Hutchison decided to diversify his business and has taken on two Daf CF440 concrete mixers, working for Tarmac across the central belt of Scotland. While he sourced the mixers independently, he has turned to Ryder for their servicing and maintenance.
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.