JCT600 Vehicle Leasing Solutions (VLS) has reached its 30-year anniversary in the UK fleet industry.
The company was established in 1989, starting out with a team of only five people.
The company started out under the name JCT600 Contracts, and in the 30 years that has followed, has become highly regarded for its customer service.
Now, the company has a UK fleet of 6,500 vehicles, supplying all brands of cars and vans. They are based in Tordoff House, Apperley Bridge.
Newly appointed managing director, Ben Creswick, said: “It is our people who have ensured this business is still successful 30 years on and it is those great people who will continue to ensure we are successful in the future.
“You cannot train people to work in the way our team does, you either have it or you don’t.
“That is why we have and will continue to invest in them – if we look after our great people, they will look after our customers.
“This company was built on strong values which I believe are unique to VLS – that is the difference that makes all the difference to our customers.”
Creswick brings with him a wealth of knowledge from the fleet and leasing sector having previously worked at Zenith and FMG.
There were plenty of ways for staff and customers to celebrate JCT600’s 30-year anniversary. Colleagues enjoyed a black tie dinner at The Grand hotel in York and the company ensured its customers also received a handwritten, personalised letter of thanks from their account management team.
The letters arrived with a one-of-a-kind anniversary magazine, which discussed many fleet industry topics.
Creswick concluded: “We will continue to drive the business forward over the next 12 months, focusing, as always, on delivering the very best service and products that meet the needs of our customers whilst also exploring innovative opportunities to enhance our offering.
“We recognise that the industry is changing and we are committed to remaining at the forefront of these developments.
“However we also want to concentrate on the immediate future with a particular focus on providing market leading vehicle solutions which add value to our customers, here and now, whilst also helping future proof their fleets.”