TP NIVEN PUTS TOTAL TRUST IN MICHELIN REMIX DRIVE TYRES

Transport and storage specialist TP Niven is now operating almost exclusively on Michelin Remix tyres across the drive axles of its fleet of 116 tractor units and eight-wheelers – on the back of proven performance from the manufacturer’s retread tyres.…


HENDRICK EUROPEAN HAILS LONGEVITY OF MICHELIN X MULTI D TYRES

Hendrick European, provider of customised logistics and transportation services across Ireland and Europe, has seen exceptional mileage from the MICHELIN X Multi D tyres it runs across its fleet – with one set clocking 500,000 km. The Dublin-based firm, which specialises in road transport, groupage and distribution of all types of goods, operates 95 trucks and 150 trailers from depots in Ireland, UK and Poland. …


AMP CLEAN ENERGY COMMITS TO EXCLUSIVE MICHELIN POLICY

AMP Clean Energy is switching its commercial vehicle fleet to a full Michelin tyre policy, to reduce downtime and boost the sustainability of its operation. The business operates 33 trucks and five trailers from depots across the UK, transporting wood pellets and wood chip to biomass boilers nationwide for customers including schools, hospitals and care homes. …


LEE HUTCHINGS NAMED AS MICHELIN’S NEW DIRECTOR OF SERVICES AND SOLUTIONS

Michelin has appointed Lee Hutchings as Director of Services and Solutions for the UK and Ireland. As well as overseeing a division that looks after some of Michelin’s biggest customers and manages the tyres on more than 80,000 commercial vehicles, Hutchings will also play a key role in the growth of MICHELIN “with and around tyres”, linking in with Michelin Connected Fleet – the recently launched Fleet Management brand in the UK. …


FUEL-SAVING MICHELIN TYRES PAY OFF FOR CHILTERN DISTRIBUTION

Chiltern Distribution claims to have found the ‘sweet spot’ for truck tyre performance thanks to Michelin’s fuel-saving Energy tyre ranges, which it specified as original equipment across 19 new trucks which have entered service during the last year.…


FRED SHERWOOD GROUP RETURNS TO MICHELIN

Michelin has secured a new three-year Effitires contract to supply, fit and manage the tyres across the Fred Sherwood Group’s entire HGV fleet – totalling in excess of 650 trucks and trailers. The deal includes Fred Sherwood Transport, Bulk Freight, KJ Transport and George Varney Bulk Services – marking a return to a 100 per cent Michelin policy for the Group, following several years of running a rival manufacturer’s tyres. …


MICHELIN NAMES NEW MANAGING DIRECTOR FOR UK & IRELAND

Michelin Tyre plc has appointed John Howe as Managing Director for the UK & Ireland, with effect from 1 January 2022. He will also hold the role of B2C Sales Director, with responsibility for the company’s car, motorcycle and bicycle markets. Howe, 41, brings an impressive 25 years of service within the company, having begun…


MICHELIN POLICY PAYS OFF FOR M&N TRANSPORT

M&N Transport is running its growing commercial vehicle fleet of 35 trucks and 40 trailers exclusively on Michelin, having found the tyres to last significantly longer than any other truck tyre in the market. The Wiltshire-based bulk transport firm has also reduced downtime and cut fuel costs since making the switch to Michelin, improving the sustainability of its operation in the process.…


MICHELIN AND GO-AHEAD EXTEND SUCCESSFUL WORKING RELATIONS

Go-Ahead has extended its long working relationship with Michelin, committing to a further three-year Effitires contract with the tyre manufacturer’s Services & Solutions division. The deal with one of the UK’s largest providers of public transport was secured thanks to the quality of Michelin’s products and high standards of service. As part of the new agreement Michelin will produce annual reports on how the carefully managed tyre policy is helping Go-Ahead meet key sustainability criteria, including a reduction in raw material usage, waste and CO2 emissions. …


MICHELIN NAMES ANDREW FRENCH AS B2B SALES DIRECTOR UK & IRELAND

Michelin has appointed Andrew French as B2B Sales Director for the UK and Ireland, with responsibility for truck and bus, van, agriculture, construction, mining and the Services and Solutions business lines. He takes on the role with immediate effect, just weeks after celebrating his 25th anniversary with the company – having joined Michelin as an…


MICHELIN APPOINTS CONOR TWOMEY AS COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR UK & IRELAND

Michelin Tyre PLC has appointed Conor Twomey as Communications Director for the UK & Ireland. The role encompasses press and public relations, social media, events and internal communications across the UK and the Republic of Ireland and covers the entire Michelin brand portfolio, including car, motorcycle, bicycle, truck, bus, agriculture and construction tyres, the world-renowned…


MICHELIN TYRES RULE THE FLEET AT BRITANNIA BUS

Northampton-based Britannia Bus, which operates five local service bus routes, is on course to eliminate instances of punctures across its six-strong fleet after beginning the switch to a Michelin tyre policy two years ago. Managing Director Derek Taylor says he would previously suffer a puncture within the fleet at least once a month, but since…


NEW MICHELIN EFFITIRES DEAL JUST THE TICKET FOR BUS OPERATOR ROTALA

Continued confidence in the product and a shared focus on sustainable transport has seen Rotala sign a new five-year Effitires contract with the Michelin Services and Solutions team. The deal will cover the public transport operator’s 650-strong fleet of single and double decker buses, as well as 50 minibuses – working across Rotala’s four subsidiary…


MICHELIN X MULTI ENERGY TYRES FUEL SUSTAINABILITY DRIVE AT BOUGHEY DISTRIBUTION

Boughey Distribution has become one of the largest fleets in the UK to adopt a Michelin X Multi Energy tyre policy on all new vehicles joining its fleet. The Wardle-based business is set to take advantage of the efficiency and sustainability advantages of Michelin’s first ever regional fuel-saving tyre, specifying the fitments on 127 new…


TYRE POLICY GUARANTEE PAYS OFF FOR BULMANS

Bulmans Bulk & Haulage is specifying Michelin tyres as original equipment on all new trucks, and as replacements across its truck and trailer fleet, after reaping the benefits offered by Michelin’s accidental tyre damage guarantee. The Penrith-based bulk tipping specialist says tyre-related downtime has reduced and longevity increased – boosting the sustainability of its operations.…


MICHELIN LAUNCHES ITS FIRST RANGE OF TYRES SPECIFICALLY DESIGNED FOR ELECTRIC BUSES

Michelin has launched its first range of electric bus tyres with the introduction of the new Michelin X InCity EV Z onto the original equipment and replacement markets. Initially designed for electric vehicles (EVs), the fitments also provide superb levels of efficiency to traditional buses operating on urban and suburban routes. The new tyres offer…


MICHELIN SEALS NEW EFFITIRES DEAL WITH GREGORY DISTRIBUTION

Gregory Distribution has renewed its Effitires contract with Michelin, citing the total cost of ownership and impressive product quality as key reasons behind extending the deal. Michelin has been the third-party logistics firm’s tyre manufacturer of choice since the 1990s. The new deal will see Michelin’s Services & Solutions team continue to supply and manage…


Michelin tyre trial unlocks sustainability improvements for Lineage Logistics

The world’s largest temperature-controlled industrial REIT and logistics solutions provider, Lineage Logistics, LLC, has awarded Michelin’s Services & Solutions team a five-year tyre management agreement covering its UK fleet after back-to-back tyre trials highlighted a range of sustainability improvements could be unlocked with a change in policy. The trial, which took place using a pair…