FreshLinc Group – one of the UK’s biggest logistics firms, with a combined fleet of approximately 400 commercial vehicles – is now running exclusively on Michelin tyres after moving its entire bulk transport fleet onto its existing tyre management contract with the manufacturer.
Michelin has issued special guidance for haulage companies and own-account operators parking fleets for extended periods during the COVID-19 pandemic. This follows a survey by the Road Haulage Association which revealed 46 per cent of the UK’s trucks – around 240,000 vehicles – are now parked up with no work.
Independent parcel carrier Yodel is rolling out a new generation of tyres designed to maximise the safety and mobility of its delivery vans in all weathers, including on dry, wet, icy and snow-covered roads.
Newton Abbot-based heating oil and fuel specialist Heltor has returned to a full Michelin tyre policy across its fleet of more than 50 commercial vehicles, less than two years after switching to a competing premium brand.
According to the latest report by Brand Finance, the world’s leading independent brand valuation consultancy, Michelin remains the world’s most valuable and strongest tyre brand with a brand value of US$7.1 billion and a BSI score of 86.2 out of 100.