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Marshall Leasing appoints CD Auction Group

Marshall Leasing’s requirement for the in-life vehicle management of their client’s spare vehicles will be provided by CD Auction Group.

Marshall Leasing, which is part of Northridge Finance a subsidiary of Bank of Ireland UK, operates a fleet of more than 8,000 vehicles with a net book value of approximately £100 million and following a review of its pool fleet management service, it has opted to outsource the process to CD Auction Group.

Through CD Auction Group’s pool fleet management service, Marshall Leasing will have access to cost-effective secure vehicle storage, vehicle inspection reports, vehicle body repairs, vehicle maintenance and vehicle valeting.

Along with parent company, SMH Fleet Solutions, CD Auction Group manages vehicles on behalf of leasing companies and corporate clients through its online pool fleet management system.

The branded system enables customers to request collection or delivery of vehicles, view and track vehicles through the workshop inspection, refurbishment, repair and valeting process.

The system also allows full access and visibility 24/7 of the vehicles being managed through the process, the dashboard will allow Marshall’s to schedule repairs via CD’s team or via third party suppliers. CD Auction Group will also provide administration and technical support.

Announcing the deal Peter Cakebread, managing director of Marshall Leasing, said: “I am really pleased to be working with CD Auction Group, we have great confidence that we’ve partnered with the right team to provide an effective and efficient way of managing our clients spare in life vehicles.

“As our business continues to grow, we quickly recognised that we needed additional support in this area and CD Auction Group offered an advanced branded technological portal with the right level of customer support, yet importantly, one that keeps us in control of our client’s vehicles.”

Andy Brown, managing director at CD Auction Group, added: “We are delighted to be working with Marshall Leasing in helping them manage their pool fleet.

“I am confident that they will benefit greatly from our extensive experience of supporting organisations needing to rehome or reallocate their in-life vehicles as well as manage and repair as required to a high standard, so vehicles are ready for use when they are required.”

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