Fresh fruit and vegetable distributor Reynolds has taken 11 new Mercedes-Benz Actros tractor units from Fraikin, in its first deal with the leasing firm. The 44-tonne trucks with StreamSpace cabs have been leased on a five-year, full-service deal. Reynolds also has a twelfth Actros on a hire agreement for when it needs an extra vehicle, and will only pay for the time the truck is in use. Reynolds runs a fleet of 235 vehicles in total. Fraikin said a factor […]
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 […]
Fraikin has secured a seven-figure-deal with meat supplier Fairfax Meadow to supply 43 new vehicles on a four-year full-service contract hire basis.
Leasing and rental provider Fraikin has signed a new contract with Menzies Distribution, which will see it provide 50 new trucks and vans to the distribution and logistics company.