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 […]
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.
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.
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.