TIP Trailer Services acquires Trailer Wizards, a leading supplier of trailer rental and leasing services in Canada.
TIP Trailer Services acquires PEMA GmbH, a commercial vehicle operational leasing and rental company.
In 2018 TIP Trailer Services celebrate their 50-year anniversary.
I Squared Capital, an independent international infrastructure investment manager, signed a contract through its ISQ Global Infrastructure Fund II to acquire a total stake (100 percent) in TIP Trailer Services.
In 2016 TIP Trailer Services acquired Dutch rental and leasing company, Twan Heetkamp Trailers (THT), which had a fleet of around 3,000 trailers operating across Europe.
In 2016 TIP Trailer Services Group has acquired Train Trailer Rental Ltd, a Canadian provider of trailer rentals, leasing and storage.
TIP buys assets and workshop from HT Hauser Trucks GmbH.
TIP acquires Fischer und Knöbel Vermögensverwaltungsgesellschaft mbH and takes over the assets of F u K Trailer Service GmbH in Austria.
TIP supported HNA in the acquisition of Grayrentals’ trailer leasing and rental business based in Hull, United Kingdom.
Toscon offers national coverage for repair and maintenance of (semi-)trailers. In 2015 acquisition of Toscon almost doubled TIP 3rd party maintenance and repair revenue in the Netherlands.
TIP took advantage of a favourable financing market to expand liquidity while substantially reducing cost and diversifying funding.
In 2014 a smartphone app for trailer fleet operators to create inspection reports online with photo, search, share, and compare features was launched.
HNA Group Company Limited (HNA) of China, a leading diversified industrial and services company, acquired TIP Trailer Services Group (TIP). At that moment of time TIP operated a network of 48 branches throughout 16 European countries, and owned and managed the fleet of 48,000 units.
In May 2008, TIP Trailer Fleet has peaked at 79.000 units.
In 2007 TIP entered into third party maintenance services segment. The UK were the first region to in-source their branch workshops and technicians. It started at the back end of 2006 and most locations were completed by the end of 2007 and included a few mobile service units (MSUs). Later on it was brought on the European level. Fleet-Care was established, which completed the services portfolio and could be bought separately.
Pan European RIP Roadside service became a service on its own.
2003 Bob joined GE in 1982 and held leadership positions in a number of GE divisions including roles in Finance, Sales, Business Development, Marketing, Leasing, and General Management.
He was appointed to the position of chief executive officer of TIP in 2003.
By 2003 the fleet grew to 67.000 trailers.
Around the same year TIP became active in Eastern European countries such as Poland, Romania, and Czech Republic.
Before and during this acquisition TIP started to be active in Norway, Italy, Spain and Austria. The UK still had the biggest fleet with high amount of box vans, and Germany remained the second biggest market.
In 1997 TIP acquired Central Rentco (CTR) group - rental and leasing company spread all around Europe. With this acquisition TIP grew its fleet with around 22.000 additional units.
Before the acquisition TIP had a fleet of approximately 11.000 assets and was operating in the following countries: UK&IE, Germany, France, Denmark, Finland, Sweden, Netherlands, and Belgium.
In 1993 TIP was brought in as a stand-alone division of GE Capital.
After this acquisition, the business was transformed into a full-service leasing and rental company. TIP started to expand the business and became more structured in its processes. The main goal was to become number 1 trailer leasing and rental company. Laurie Weisheit was a CEO at the time.
Also in 1993 TIP launched remarketing trailer sales operations.
TIP completed management buyout backed by HAL as an outside investor. Employees were allowed to buy stock options.
V 80. letech se TIP začal rozšiřovat více v severních zemích, přidáním Dánska a Finska do geografického portfolia. V brzy 80. letech TIP provozovala flotilu více než 14.000 návěsů a kontejnerových šasi z více než 60 poboček po celé Evropě.
Akvizice firmy CTI Container Corporation společností Gelco vedla k finančním ztrátám, které zisk TIPu nakonec nedokázal vyrovnat. V letech 1986 a 1987 společnost Gelco zaznamenala ztráty ve výši 6,4 milionů dolarů a 4,9 milionu dolarů. Společnost Gelco v roce 1986 prodala firmu TIP Europe konsorciu pro správu a investory.
TIP přejmenován na Transport International Pool (TIP).
Do roku 1975 se Transport Pool dostal na irský a švédský trh.
Když recese zasáhla v roce 1975, akcie společnosti se snížily na 2 dolary na akcii. Společnost Gelco Corporation, která pronajímala osobní a nákladní automobily velkým firemním vozovým parkům, nabídla 5 dolarů za akcii (asi 30 milionů dolarů). Společnost byla prodána, s přibližně 500 zaměstnanci v té době. Provoz Transport Pool se pod kontrolou společnosti Gelco trochu změnil.
V roce 1971 společnost NASDAQ uvedla holdingovou společnost Transport Pool.
Do letošního roku otevřela Transport Pool pobočky v Belgii.
TIP began as Transport Pool with branches in the Netherlands and Canada.
In 1968 US based Transport Pool opened its first international branch in the UK and a corporate office in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. That is when the concept of trailer rental pioneered.