Specialist Trailer Hire, based in Leeds, has expanded its fleet with the addition of six sliding roof Profi Liner curtainsiders from Krone which, says the company, allow 2.7m side-loading clearance within a 4m overall height. Continue reading
Freight Transport Association Ireland (FTAI) has a new man at the helm – Neil McDonnell. Mr McDonnell is no stranger to the world of freight and logistics with over 10 years of senior logistics industry experience behind him. Neil was previously General Manager of Wincanton’s fuel business in Ireland, and before that at Hoyer where he worked in a similar role.
The Freight Transport Association’s (FTA) Transport Manager Conference is heading to Northern Ireland next spring. Scheduled to take place in Belfast on 27 March 2014, the conference offers a wide variety of speakers and subjects, and promises to target the key issues facing transport managers in the year ahead. Continue reading
BRS Ltd., one of the UK’s leading suppliers of commercial vehicle contract hire solutions, has supplied 25 new Renault Premiums to B&Q for its trade operation, TradePoint. Specifically built for the operation, the new Renault Premium 380.26 6×2 chassis cabs have been fitted with triple dropside bodies, by Transport Enterprises and a Hiab XS122 B2 lorry loader crane. The Renault Premiums were chosen by TradePoint because of the ‘best all round package’ they provide, in a tender prepared by BRS against competitor marques, including MAN and Mercedes. Continue reading