Fraikin has been awarded a contract for the provision of fleet management services to support the Cartwright Rental Fleet of trailers and associated equipment across its fleet of 5,000 trailer’s throughout the UK.
Cartwright Rentals is the rental arm of the Cartwright Group and has enjoyed growth in the past four years both with new and existing prestigious blue chip organisations.
Fraikin, will provide robust policing of the repairer network which will include the adoption of their own national network of workshops, as well as a new site at Manchester commissioned specifically for this contract.
Services provided by Fraikin will include proactive maintenance scheduling, the control and inclusion of out of hours roadside breakdown assistance and recovery, and engineering support and expertise.
Fraikin will provide national breakdown cover across the UK, 24 hours a day seven days a week, co-ordinated from its recently-established breakdown centre at Oldbury, West Midlands.
The two companies, both leaders in their respective fields in the UK, have developed a strong working relationship following the highly successful £27M build and implementation of 401 specialist Prison Escort and Custodial Services vehicles for the Ministry of Justice contract awarded to GEO Amey.
Peter Backhouse, Fraikin’s chief executive officer, said: “Securing this significant contract with the Cartwright Group endorses our position as one of the UK’s leading fleet management and maintenance service providers and recognises the significant capabilities of Fraikin.
“We are delighted to be closely associated with the Cartwright Group which mirror our own high customer service ethos and exacting standards of quality workmanship.
"Extending our relationship with Cartwrights further this also now enables us to work with our other valued customers in providing access to quality rental trailers at competitive prices from a leading trailer supply partner.”