Post Updated 3rd Jan 2014
Pirelli Truck Tyres for Bedfords of Batley
The Bedfords trucking empire was started in 1927 by Mr Nelson Bedford. As a result, who started his business off the back of the heavy woolen districts booming textile and clothing industry. Of course, in the early days ! Nelson wanted to be a single operator. But his son Ronald joined forces with his father in 1952. Consequently, by the end of the 1950s the business had grown four fold. Nelson sadly passed away during retirement in 1957.
Ronald was now the top man and by 1968 the fleet grew to over 20 lorries. Ronald did not want his sons to join the business ! Surprisingly, David joined the trucking company in 1972. Specifically, the company were now trucking for the printing industry . Because of this the fleet had now reached 40 vehicles.
In 1991 Davids brother Robert also joined the company and Bedfords continued to expand until the sad deaths of the brothers in 2007 and 2008.
The company is now run by a trust together with directors and managers and has now reached significant growth due to excellent customer service and diversification.
One of the main concern regarding the trucking business was to try a reduce the number of tyre related breakdowns, the fleet these days is over 85 trucks and more than 135 trailers.
In 2011 the company decided to start using One of the main concern regarding the trucking business was to try a reduce the number of tyre related breakdowns, on their fleet. They use a mixture of Pirelli Truck Tyres new and remould depending on the application.
Pirelli tyres reduce Bedfords tyre costs
The contract with Pirelli Truck Tyres ensured that the tyres were correctly fitted to the right applications and correctly twinned with tyre pressure monitoring systems in place, so that problems such as low pressure can easily be spotted and rectified. The results were excellent and after a nine month period Pirelli Truck Tyres had reduced the companies tyre breakdown rate thus reducing the tyre related costs. More information about Bedfords Transport.
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