Woodward's contract operations director
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H. WOODWARD AND SON has formed a subsidiary — Woodward's Contract Hire.
Terry Rimington has joined as operations director bringing with him years' of experience of contract and spot hire.
Michelle Clucas is rental manager and will be responsible for the spot hire fleet.
The company says the move into contract hire is complementary to its existing bodybuilding, service and distribution activities and a natural extension of franchising. Initially, a fleet of 32 and 38-tonne tractive units, l6tonne rigid boxvans with tail lifts and curtain sides, 7.5tonne non-HGV vans and 3.5-tonne vans will be offered for spot-hire with contract-hire developing tioni this operation.
The new company will be operating from Woodward's Leyland and Freight Rover distribution point at Goose Green, Wigan.