Former Dawsongroup chief joins Hireco

Mike Williams

Former Dawsongroup chief executive Mike Williams has joined Hireco as director of contracts. Williams was with Dawsongroup for more than 40 years, before leaving in 2016.

Hireco Group MD James Smith said: “To get Mike on board is a real plus for this business, his relationship with manufacturers is second to none, and what he has achieved over his career with Dawsongroup is unrivalled. We are looking to develop new products such as truck contract hire, and with Mike at the helm we feel we can develop an industry-leading offering.”

Hireco operates 6,000 trailers throughout the UK and Ireland and has a target of 8,000 by 2020.

9 O-licence applications and decisions that caught our eye this week - 22 October 2018

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D Marsden Haulage can base four vehicles and six trailers at Stoneyridge, Grewelthorpe, Ripon.

Midos Transport has been given the green light for 12 vehicles and 12 trailers in Fulwood Road South, Huthwaite, Nottingham.

3663 Transport has been granted authorisation for 65 vehicles and five trailers at a facility on the Access 26 Business Park, Langley Mill, Nottingham.

Keenan (Recycling) can locate eight vehicles and one trailer at The Yard, Appleby Street, North Shields.

Mark Stewart has been given permission for 22 vehicles and 14 trailers at the Global Shipping Services site on the Kiln Lane Trading Estate, Grimsby.

Brit-Pol has been given the go-ahead for 23 vehicles and five trailers at Compound 4 North, Lancaster Approach, North Killingholme, Immingham.

Northern Gas Networks Operations has been granted authorisation for three vehicles at the Northern Gas Networks site on the Stephenson Industrial Estate, Washington.

RS Express Distribution & Haulage can station three vehicles and three trailers at a unit in Enterprise Court, Seaham Grange Industrial Estate, Seaham.

CL Transport & Logistics can base four vehicles and four trailers at The Rakish, Ayton Road, Middlesbrough.