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 […]
DVSA has published the names of the first operators taking part in its flagship earned recognition pilot, with Wincanton, DPD and John Lewis among the 20-strong cohort.
Fraikin believes the DVSA’s earned recognition scheme can deliver improvements in vehicle uptime for operators.
Rental and leasing firm Fraikin Group has been acquired by a consortium – a move that follows the collapse last year of Fraikin’s deal to become part of Petit Forestier.