In The Press


Burnt Tree Strikes Gold at Let's Recycle Awards

Burnt Tree, the UK’s largest independent commercial vehicle rental and contract hire company, has confirmed that it has been awarded a ‘Gold Zero Waste Award’ from ‘letsrecycle.com’, the news and information portal... Read More »


Posted  25 March 2014
 

Burnt Tree launches FleetForce®, its brand new online fleet management tool

Burnt Tree, the UK’s largest independent commercial vehicle rental and contract hire company, has announced the launch of FleetForce®, a brand new fleet management tool, which the Shrewsbury based company says will give its customers ... Read More »


Posted  25 March 2014
 

Burnt Tree Merits Special Award from British Safety Council

British Safety Council Recognises Burnt Tree's Commitment to workplace Health and Safety  Read More »


Posted  25 March 2014
 

Burnt Tree cements major tractor unit supply deal with CEMEX UK

When CEMEX was looking to replace 30 tractor units within their 200 strong aggregate logistics fleet, Burnt Tree’s Contract Hire Division was quick to secure a long-term supply programme for 30 DAF CF85 460 Euro 5 tractor units for this n... Read More »


Posted  17 March 2014
 

Burnt Tree Celebrates its 21st in Southampton

We’re delighted to announce the opening of our latest new branch.  The Southampton site becomes the 21st branch in our extensive network across England, Scotland and Wales.  Read More »


Posted  07 March 2014
 

Domino’s Pizza Group plc adds Burnt Tree’s Refrigerental® to the menu

When Domino’s Pizza was expecting its traditional post-Christmas spike in demand, the national pizza manufacturer turned to Burnt Tree for the first time, taking additional 26tonne dual temperature refrigerated trucks on rental from the c... Read More »


Posted  28 February 2014
 

Burnt Tree shortlisted for leading industry award

This year we’ve yet again made the final shortlist for the ‘Best Short-term Rental Company of the Year’ category in the Fleet News Awards 2014, which are due to be held at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London.  Read More »


Posted  28 February 2014
 

Burnt Tree’s Refrigerental® makes debut at Food & Drink Expo 2014

On Stand K191 in Hall 6 at the NEC, Burnt Tree’s fast growing temperature controlled vehicle rental business Refrigerental is making its debut at this year’s Food & Drink Expo, with the company highlighting its comprehensive ran... Read More »


Posted  30 January 2014
 

First hybrid cars enter the Burnt Tree vehicle rental fleet

Recognising the growing impact of hybrid cars, particularly in major urban areas, leading independent vehicle rental and contract hire company Burnt Tree has added the new Toyota Auris Icon 1.8 Hybrid E-CVT to its national vehicle rental fleet.... Read More »


Posted  07 January 2014
 

We love Learning!

Continuous improvement at Burnt Tree achieved through dedicated NVQ programme.  Read More »


Posted  17 December 2013
 

More on 'Mission Christmas' 2013

MISSION CHRISTMAS UPDATE 23.12.13 – “Mission Christmas managed to give presents to 15,257 children this year. We could not have done it without the help of Burnt Tree. We are incredibly grateful.” Louise Davies, Charity Mana... Read More »


Posted  17 December 2013
 

Burnt Tree’s Refrigerental® announced as headline sponsor for Motor Transport Awards 2014

The categories and sponsors for the 29th Motor Transport Awards, due to be held in July next year, have just been announced by the organisers and Burnt Tree’s Refrigerental ® is to be a headline sponsor at this prestigious event, spon... Read More »


Posted  17 December 2013
 

Burnt Tree helps with 'Mission Christmas 2013'!

Burnt Tree gives a van to Hallam FM and Magic AM in support of their 'Mission Christmas' Campaign.  Read More »


Posted  11 December 2013
 

New addition to the growing Contract Hire team at Burnt Tree

The newly created Contract Hire Division at Burnt Tree continues to expand with the sales operation being strengthened recently by the appointment of Glenn Murphy as Contract Hire Business Development Manager. Working directly under the leade... Read More »


Posted  10 December 2013
 

Burnt Tree gives Santa a helping hand

With Santa already overloaded with wish lists and Christmas fast approaching, the tricky task of moving Reindeer (that stubbornly refuse to fly on any night except Christmas Eve) fell to Burnt Tree.   Read More »


Posted  06 December 2013
 

Burnt Tree is on the way to green glory with Green Apple Environment Award

Leading independent vehicle rental and contract hire company Burnt Tree, based in Shrewsbury, has won a Green Apple Environment Award in the national campaign to find Britain’s greenest companies, councils and communities.  Read More »


Posted  05 December 2013
 

Burton Sameday takes the lead with Refrigerental®

  When Midlands courier company Burton Sameday heard that Burnt Tree was expanding its business activities to include refrigerated vehicle rental, they leapt at the opportunity to add a new fridge vehicle from their local Burnt Tree bran... Read More »


Posted  31 October 2013
 

Burnt Tree awarded the RoSPA “Silver Award for Occupational Health & Safety”

Burnt Tree has been presented with the ROSPA “Silver Award for Occupational Health & Safety” at a recent awards ceremony held in Glasgow and organised by the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA).  Read More »


Posted  15 October 2013
 

Successful debut for Burnt Tree’s ‘Refrigerental’ temperature controlled vehicle rental and contract hire business at TCS&D 2013

‘Refrigerental’, the brand-new dedicated temperature controlled vehicle rental operation from leading independent vehicle hire company Burnt Tree, made a triumphant debut at this years’ leading industry specific trade show, TC... Read More »


Posted  10 October 2013
 

Burnt Tree launches ‘Refrigerental’, a brand new dedicated temperature controlled vehicle rental business.

The U.K.’s largest independent vehicle rental company, Burnt Tree has announced the launch of ‘Refrigerental’, a brand-new dedicated temperature controlled vehicle rental operation available through the company’s 18 depo... Read More »


Posted  10 September 2013
 

Neil Murphy heads up ‘Refrigerental’, Burnt Tree’s new temperature controlled vehicle rental business

Leading industry specialist Neil Murphy has joined national contract hire and vehicle rental company Burnt Tree as General Manager for its newly launched ‘Refrigerental’ temperature controlled vehicle rental division that is operati... Read More »


Posted  10 September 2013
 

Burnt Tree’s Contract Hire team continues to grow

Continuing with the recent expansion of its newly created Contract Hire Division, Burnt Tree has announced a new addition to the growing sales team with the appointment of Maurice Wilson as Contract Hire Business Development Manager.   ... Read More »


Posted  22 August 2013
 

APC Overnight scoops Burnt Tree sponsored industry award

At the recent 28th Motor Transport Awards held in London, Essington based APC Overnight was announced as the winner of the ‘Network of the Year’ Award, which was sponsored by Burnt Tree Contract Hire, as part of a glittering evening... Read More »


Posted  15 July 2013
 

Burnt Tree achieves 1 million working hours accident and incident free

Leading independent vehicle and contract hire company Burnt Tree has today achieved its target of working 1 million working hours without any reportable accidents or incidents at either its Shrewsbury head office or any of its 18 branches in En... Read More »


Posted  12 July 2013
 

100 vehicle deal as long-term rental ‘evolves’ at Burnt Tree

Rapid expansion at Burnt Tree continues with a significant new deal for a further 100 additional vehicles with North West company Evolve Facility Services Ltd, who now have in excess of 160 vehicles on long-term hire agreements.  Read More »


Posted  10 July 2013
 

Burnt Tree’s Contract Hire team expands

Following the recently announced decision by Burnt Tree to establish a dedicated Contract Hire Division under the leadership of Director Mark Howell, the company has now revealed that the first two staff to join this newly created standalone di... Read More »


Posted  08 July 2013
 

BBC News anchor Suzanna Reid commends Burnt Tree fleet engineer in national ‘green’ award

Charlie Bailey, Group Fleet Engineer with Burnt Tree vehicle hire, was presented with the Runner-Up prize at the Let’s Recycle Awards for Excellence, hosted by the BBC’s Suzanna Reid.  Read More »


Posted  03 June 2013
 

Burnt Tree fleet engineer shortlisted for national ‘green’ award

Charlie Bailey, Group Fleet Engineer with Burnt Tree vehicle hire, has been shortlisted for a prestigious award aimed at crowning the nation’s top Commercial Recycling Champion.  Charlie, who is based at the Burnt Tree Groupl's h... Read More »


Posted  20 May 2013
 

Network of the Year 2013 Short-list Announced

Burnt Tree Contract Hire, headline sponsor of the Network of the Year at the 2013 Motor Transport Awards, announces this year's short-listed businesses.  Read More »


Posted  06 May 2013
 

Burnt Tree Appoints New Director of Contract Hire

Burnt Tree Vehicle Rental, the UK’s leading independent commercial vehicle rental provider, today announced the appointment of a new Director to the Board.  Read More »


Posted  22 March 2013
 

Burnt Tree Vehicle Rental appoints new Director of Contract Hire.

Burnt Tree Vehicle Rental, the UK’s leading independent commercial vehicle rental provider, today announced the appointment of a new Director to the Board.  Read More »


Posted  20 March 2013
 

Burnt Tree Vehicle Rental short-listed for major industry award

Burnt Tree Vehicle Rental has been short-listed for the Fleet News "Best Short-Term Rental Company" Award 2013.  Read More »


Posted  05 March 2013
 

New Wigan Site Now Open

Burnt Tree Boost For Local Economy Burnt Tree Vehicle Rental the UK's largest independent car, van and specialist vehicle rental, leasing & contract hire company has today launched its new Wigan site from a state of the art facility i... Read More »


Posted  28 January 2013
 

New Wigan Site Opening Soon!

From the 7th January Burnt Tree Wigan will be moving to a new 3.5 acre 'supersite'. It may be just a hop skip and a jump away from the current location in terms of distance but the new site is a million miles away from the old depot in ... Read More »


Posted  09 January 2013
 

Burnt Tree Vehicle Rental steers drivers towards safer winter driving with top tips and free safety pack

A campaign to keep commercial drivers safe on the road during winter has been launched by Burnt Tree Vehicle Hire, the UK's largest independent car, van and specialist vehicle rental, leasing & contract hire company.  Read More »


Posted  03 January 2013
 

A very Swish deal

Burnt Tree Vehicle Rental have recently supplied 6 4x2 tractor units and trailers and also 8 x 18T rigids Swish Building Products (part of Epwin Group) in Tamworth.  Read More »


Posted  09 August 2012
 

GB Volleyball Team Drive Towards Gold with Burnt Tree

GB’s volleyball hopefuls thank Vehicle Rental Company for help during the last leg of their training for the London Games.  Read More »


Posted  30 July 2012
 

Manchester appoint new Sales Executive

Burnt Tree Manchester introduce new Sales Executive  Read More »


Posted  29 June 2012
 

St Oswald's Choose Burnt Tree Vehicle Rental

Burnt Tree, Newcastle are delighted to launch their partnership with St Oswald's Hospice in Gosforth. The partnership was successfully launched when St Oswald's took delivery of a new fleet of Luton vans. The vans will be used to collect... Read More »


Posted  27 June 2012
 

Grand Plans for Re-Development

The term 'dress for success' can be the catalyst for getting that job, that promotion, that opportunity - for Burnt Tree it means one more step towards the ultimate goal, 'to become a Market Leader.'  Read More »


Posted  31 January 2012
 

Burnt Tree Pass Audits With Flying Colours

Burnt Tree has sailed through its recertification to the ISO 14001 Environmental Standard.  Read More »


Posted  03 October 2011
 




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