DRIVER APPEAL SEES DENHOLM TRANSPORT SELECT SEVEN RENAULT TRUCKS RANGE Ts
"As well as fuel efficiency, in today’s market we need to consider driver appeal to ensure we continue to attract and retain the best drivers."
Nationwide independent private haulier, Denholm Transport, has ordered seven Renault Range T460.26 6x2 tractor units on a four year contract hire deal from BRS Ltd. The first three Range Ts went on the road in April, with the remaining four to be delivered by the end of the year. All seven Range Ts will be maintained by Renault Trucks’ approved repairer, Norfolk Truck & Van in Ipswich. For Denholm Transport, which runs over 200 vehicles across the UK, driver acceptance and excellent dealer support were key factors in the company’s decision to select the Range Ts to join its fleet.
The Range Ts join two 13 plate Renault Premiums working out of Denholm Transport’s Felixstowe hub, on the company’s core container operation as well as pulling curtainsiders for its growing general haulage business.
Commenting on the decision to bring the Range Ts onto Denholm Transport’s fleet, Transport Manager, David Burgess says: “Alongside our container operation, our general haulage business is really picking up, so the time was right to bring new trucks on to the fleet. As well as fuel efficiency, in today’s market we need to consider driver appeal to ensure we continue to attract and retain the best drivers, so the extra space in the Renault Range T cab and the assertive look of the new truck on the road makes a big difference. BRS offered us a competitive deal and we also have a great relationship with our local dealer, Norfolk Truck & Van, who always look after us.”
The strength and quality of the Renault Trucks dealer network was a deciding factor in sealing the deal, as Mark Pitcher, BRS, explains: “The economy, reliability and performance of the Range T, together with the excellent dealer support provided by the team at Norfolk Truck & Van, proved a formidable package. It’s great to see the Range Ts on the road in the livery of such a prestigious fleet.”
Founded in 1993, Denholm Transport is one of the largest private hauliers in the UK. With a deserved reputation for service delivery, national contracts are managed through one single point of contact supported by a team of highly trained and experienced staff.
Providing a reliable and competitive service to both the container and general transport industries from logistics centres in Liverpool, Felixstowe, Leeds, Manchester, Southampton, Birmingham and Bristol, Denholm Transport offers road, rail and feeder facilities throughout the UK. The company runs a fleet of over 200 vehicles and trailers including sliders, tipper chassis, flat beds and tautliners.