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Fred Macdonald, fleet manager Wilson Electrical Distributors

  • How many vehicles are you responsible for?

    We have 14 delivery vans (mostly Ford Transits) and eight cars for directors and branch managers.

  • What funding method do you use?

    We purchase our vehicles outright and have always done so.

  • What do you enjoy most about your job?

    The knowledge that I have ensured my drivers are driving well-maintained and presentable vehicles to show our firm off in the best light.

  • And the least? Dealing with the prosecution of parking tickets.

  • Why did you join the fleet industry?

    It happened by chance when I moved to head office to take up other administrative work. I was appointed by the managing director and I’m pleased I was.

  • Do you have any amusing stories about your drivers?

    One of our drivers encountered a large horse box carrying horses for the Spanish polo team. The driver was an Argentinean with sat-nav which had sent him along a lane that was too narrow for his vehicle.

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