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. The order will comprise 37 Iveco Daily Agiles [an automatic version of the van], one MAN Euro VI tractor unit and five 26-tonners, which will be added to the company’s 78-strong fleet. Derby-based Fairfax opted for Iveco Daily Agiles following the strong performance of a previous batch of 15 vehicles ordered through Fraikin that have been in operation […]
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.
Commercial vehicle fleet services supplier Fraikin has signed a new two-year contract with grocery retailer Sainsbury’s to manage the supermarket’s home delivery fleet in southern England.
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 […]