The head of Fraikin UK has said Petit Forestier’s decision to abandon its plans to buy his leasing firm will not affect the business. Ed Cowell told Motortransport.co.uk that the French-owned company remains “truly confident,” pointing to the firm’s performance in 2016. This saw both Fraikin Group and Fraikin UK grow their long term contracts portfolio year-on-year by 6.4% and 10.5% respectively. Cowell said: “The management board and I are truly confident in the group’s future. We have a number of […]
Shown here underneath The Shard is the first Euro-6 vehicle to enter service for London Linen, a 7.5 tonne Iveco Eurocargo supplied by Fraikin.
City Link has ordered 86 Cartwright-built double-deck trailers as part of its fleet replacement cycle.
When Peter Backhouse was appointed CEO of contract hire specialist Fraikin in May 2010, he set out a clear vision of where he wanted the company to be. 18 months on he gives Steve Hobson a progress report. Since his arrival at Fraikin after two years in charge of Bunzl Healthcare and 11 years at Ryder, CEO Peter Backhouse has repositioned the company from a straightforward contract hire and rental firm to a big game hunter, capable of taking on […]