Timeline

Our History

1970

The Start

Did you know the original Hireco trailers were used to deliver coal and for farming in Ireland? The idea of trailer rental developed over the summer months renting flats to local businesses.

1991

Fully Fledged Rental Company

The business developed into a fully-fledged rental company, when Pat Carson acquired both Hireco NI & Hireco Dublin.

1999

First based in England

As the company developed, Hireco opened a branch in Thatcham and the fleet then totalled over 1000 trailers.

2000

Doubled Overall Fleet Size

In the last 2 years Hireco successfully doubled their overall fleet size to over 2000 trailers due to a successful fleet acquisition strategy.

2009

Acquisition of JB Trucking

Hireco increased their fleet by another 400 trailers through acquisition of JB Trucking.

2010

3000 Trailers Milestone

Hireco reached a milestone in 2010 of 3000 trailers operating across the UK and Ireland.

2010

Opening of Belfast Office

A central maintenance (Serviceco) and accounts team were set up in a brand-new office in Belfast.

2016

Launch of New Head Office

New head office working with DP World London Gateway. A 3-acre site in the ideal location of the South.

2017

Acquisition of JW Trailer Sales

Now known as Hireco Trailer Sales, selling and buying quality pre-used vehicles.

2018

Serving the Retail

Serviceco becomes a limited company which now offers its service to retail customers rather than just Hireco fleet.

2018

Award Winners

Hireco Dublin win the Cork Business Awards.

2018

Launch of Hireco Truck Park

A premier truck stop, located within DP World – London Gateway, offering 170 secure parking spaces with fantastic facilities on both contract and pay as you go basis.

2019

Launch of Hireco Truck Leasing

With an initial order of 250x MAN Tractor Units.

2019

Hireco Dublin's Truck Wash Opens

Hireco Dublin unveiled its new truck and trailer wash at its new maintenance facility in Naas, Co. Kildare.

2019

Hireco Go Electric

Adding LDV 100% electric vans to their fleet ahead of the light commerical vehicle launch in 2020.