TIP's Kotka workshop has become an authorized Service Partner of the Mecedes-Benz truck and van service network
“I’m very pleased to announce that our newly built workshop in Kotka, Finland has become an authorized member of the Mecedes-Benz truck and van service network” says Christian Hatting Petersen, VP & Managing Director, Nordic.
TIP Group acquires the workshop business of Släp & Kaross AB in Sweden
AMSTERDAM, 2 May 2023 – TIP Group, a portfolio company of I Squared Capital and one of the leading trailer leasing, rental, maintenance and repair providers across Europe and Canada, has acquired the workshop business of Släp & Kaross AB in Sweden. Släp & Kaross has been operating since 2005, providing top-quality services and repairs to trucks and reefers. The acquisition of Släp & Kaross brings the total number of workshops in Sweden to five, further establishing TIP's position as a leading provider of trailer leasing and maintenance services in the Nordics.
TIP Group acquires the trailer business of EURO-Leasing in Denmark
AMSTERDAM, 1 February 2023 –TIP Group, a portfolio company of I Squared Capital and one of the leading trailer leasing, rental, maintenance and repair providers across Europe and Canada, has acquired the trailer business of EURO-Leasing in Denmark. EURO-Leasing has been offering its customers tailor-made rental and service solutions for trucks and trailers since 1997. The company has its headquarters in Germany and is part of Volkswagen Financial Services.
DSV refurbishes rather than replacing 1,100 trailers
AMSTERDAM, Friday 19 January - TIP Group and DSV expand their co-operation by over 1,100 trailers DSV is a leading global transport and logistics company with a strong focus on ensuring responsible business practices everywhere they operate. Every year they transport millions of tonnes of their customers’ freight across the roads of Europe.
European trailer market Lead-Times index, presented by TIP
What is the current state of the trailer market? TIP’s Lead-Times Index provides key
insights for transport professionals looking to prepare for the future. Hot off the press, this
article shares the current state of the market through our index that has been updated up
to September 2023. Our sourcing team is also sharing its recommendations for how to
respond to these changing market circumstances.
Elevate fleet sustainability with cost-effective refurbishment
One simple yet efficient initiative that minimizes the environmental impact of transport and logistics services, is to refurbish and give the trailers a second life, which at the same time gives operators a cost-effective alternative proposition to expensive trailer replacement. In today’s competitive global marketplace, industry is faced with a double-edged dilemma. Firstly, new product supply is scarce, with long lead times currently running into 2024. At the same time, the damaging effects of global warming on the environment are now seriously high on everyone’s agenda.