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. The new contract sees Fraikin managing 1,000 vehicles operating out of 120 stores, representing 55% of the retailer’s 1,800-strong 3.5-tonne GVW fleet. Fraikin, which has worked with Sainsbury’s since 2011, provides a dedicated team of 10 based in Coventry to support the retailer’s temperature controlled vehicles and will carry out maintenance on each one […]
A slew of changes to business travel in the last few months means fleet managers need to review their vehicle lease contracts to make them suitable for the “new normal”, according to software specialists FleetCheck.
Peterborough-based Hiltons Distribution, which is celebrating 25 years in business, has added its first ever Dafs to its 25-strong vehicle fleet in the shape of three Euro-6 CFs.
Fakenham, Norfolk haulier Jack Richards & Son has reported a 56% rise in pre-tax profit, and £2.3m rise in turnover, for the year ending 31 May 2012. The firm said the increase was down to a number of factors, including a slight hardening in rates, successful efforts to improve fuel consumption, a fortuitously-timed Christmas break and a number of new contracts that helped cut empty running. Turnover at the vehicle operator rose almost 9% during the year, from £25.6m to […]