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Brit-Pol’s new trucks from Ryder come with novel damage protection package
Full load transport specialist Brit-Pol has sourced new DAF XF 480 tractor units along with vehicle damage protection package from Ryder, a leading independent provider of commercial vehicle contract hire, rental, and maintenance services.
The tractors are a mixture of replacement and additional vehicles, and operate from Brit-Pol’s Immingham base, hauling full loads from the Port of Immingham and Humber Sea Terminal for clients such as LKW Walter, DFDS Logistics and DSV.
Ryder puts the first Econic tractor into service with Reynolds
Ryder has supplied the first Mercedes-Benz Econic tractor unit to go into service in the UK – with leading fresh produce supplier Reynolds.
While Econic tractors have been tested in the UK, this is the first to go into service with a truck operator. This Econic 1835L 4x2 is derived from an 18t Econic rigid chassis and, as the first of its kind, served as a prototype for Mercedes-Benz, going through a rigorous step-by-step research and development process.
Ryder helps Relyon deliver perfect nights’ sleep with new Mercedes-Benz Actros units
Ryder, a leading independent provider of commercial vehicle rental, contract hire, and maintenance services in the UK, has supplied 12 new Mercedes-Benz Actros 1843 4x2 tractor units to bed manufacturer, and long-standing customer, Relyon, under a five-year contract hire deal.
The new units - specified with 2.5m-wide StreamSpace sleeper cabs - are fleet replacements, and will be used to deliver Relyon’s mattresses, divans, and headboards across the country.
William Wilson adds replacement trucks from Ryder
William Wilson, one of Scotland’s leading providers of plumbing, heating, and bathroom supplies, has taken on another two trucks from Ryder, a leading independent provider of commercial vehicle contract hire, rental, and maintenance.
The latest replacements are DAF LF150 curtainsided rigids with day cabs. Each truck features a purpose-built restraining system, 1 tonne full-closure cantilever tail lift with detachable safety gates, and Vehcam camera system with left-turn monitoring.
Ryder launches 2019 apprentice technician programme
Birmingham, UK, 19 February 2019 – Ryder, a leading independent provider of commercial vehicle rental, contract hire, and maintenance services in the UK, is now accepting applications for its 2019 apprentice technician programme.
Ryder helps Central Motorway Police enforce road safety with tailored truck driver training
Ryder, a leading independent provider of commercial vehicle contract hire, rental, and maintenance services in the UK, has announced that the company’s Driver Training Academy has successfully trained eight police officers from the Central Motorway Police Group (CMPG) to assist in obtaining their HGV Class 2 Cat C licence.
The officers required a truck licence to bolster the ranks of a special unit within CMPG that operates an HGV ‘supercab’ to identify truck drivers who may be flouting the rules of the road.
Ryder supplies fleet of new Mercedes-Benz Sprinter vans to Willerby
Ryder, a leading independent provider of commercial vehicle contract hire, rental, and maintenance in the UK, is supplying 14 new Mercedes-Benz 314 high roof, long wheel base Sprinter vans and 1 Luton to Willerby, one of the UK’s largest manufacturers of holiday homes and lodges. The new vehicles are being supplied with an eye-catching full wrap reflecting Willerby’s unique corporate branding.
Ryder’s contribution to apprenticeships recognised by Stephenson College
Stephenson College has recognised Ryder’s support for apprentices by presenting the UK’s leading independent provider of commercial vehicle contract hire, rental, and maintenance services with the Contribution to the College Community Award at its recent graduation ceremony.
Greene King orders more customised drays from Ryder
Leading pub retailer and brewer Greene King has ordered another 20 customised drays from Ryder, a leading independent provider of commercial vehicle contract hire, rental, and maintenance in the UK.
The 26t 6x2 DAF CF rigids are mounted on three-axle chassis with day cabs and Don-Bur bodies, and are customised to ensure that the cargo floor is at dray drivers’ waist height rather than at chest height.
Some of the new drays appear in a new livery that celebrates Greene King’s latest brewery-conditioned beer: East Coast IPA, crafted with American hops.
Semichem chooses Ryder for refleeting
Scottish high street retailer Semichem has refleeted with Ryder.
Semichem, a modern retailer specialising in health and beauty products, has been a well-known brand in the towns and cities of Scotland and Northern Ireland for more than 30 years.
It has taken on two Daf CF410 6x2 tractors with Space Cabs and AS Tronic gearboxes, and four Daf CF250 18-tonners with 28 foot-long Bevan box bodies and Ratcliff 1.5t column tail lifts.