Fleet management, contract hire and rental specialist Fraikin has appointed Darren Hall (pictured) as MD. Hall’s appointment comes just weeks after the departure of Fraikin chief executive Ed Cowell who left to “pursue other interests”, according to the company. Hall joins Fraikin after five years as chief executive at Fraikin’s Middle East business Fraikin Dayim. Prior to that he was MD of chemical application specialist Safetykleen UK. Hall faces the challenge of bringing Fraikin back into the black. In its […]
The head of Fraikin UK has said Petit Forestier’s decision to abandon its plans to buy his leasing firm will not affect the business.
MT caught up with commercial contract hire, fleet management and rental firm Fraikin following the publication of MT’s ‘Hot Topic Industry Insight 2021’ report, available to download free of charge. The report looks at a range of topical challenges and opportunities for freight operators, with investment and fleet technology a key theme. ‘Unlocking the potential of connected technologies’: Darren Hall, MD, Fraikin “With less than a third of respondents to this survey looking to invest in fleet technology in 2021, there […]
Nearly three-quarters (70.4%) of operators struggle to fill their HGV driver vacancies some or all of the time, according to new research just published by motortransport.co.uk.