Fleet Assist bag Sinclair Finance and Leasing deal
By Kyle Lindsay
Monday, June 23, 2014 - 15:00
DEAL: Vincent St Claire, of Fleet Assist
Supply chain management company Fleet Assist have won a significant new contract with Sinclair Finance and Leasing.
Sinclair have opted to use Fleet Assist’s nationwide network of more than 7,000 garages to undertake service, maintenance and repair work on more than 3,000 vehicles supplied to customers across the UK.
Fleet Assist will also provide an out-of-hours call service for company car and van drivers.
Kerry Thomas, Director of Sinclair, said: “We operate nationally and our fleet size is growing.
“We therefore required a best-in-class garage network providing full national coverage, and a network management company that is proven to deliver service, maintenance and repair solutions to customers.
“Fleet Assist delivers not only a national network of garages, but critically highly-competitive terms coupled with unique data warehousing and analysis capabilities delivering the highest service standards with quality management and performance monitoring.
“We look forward to a long-term strategic partnership with Fleet Assist during which we anticipate adding further services from its portfolio as the relationship develops.”
Vincent St Claire, Commercial Director at Fleet Assist, added: “Both Sinclair Finance and Leasing and Fleet Assist have complementary growth plans.
“Fleet Assist is looking to further enhance its marketing-leading network of independent and franchise garages and we also have exciting plans to expand our service booking call centre.”
Fleet Assist’s call centre is located at their Cambridgeshire headquarters and the company are this year seeking to increase their workforce to facilitate expansion.
Additionally, the company have further plans to expand services and facilities to provide additional solutions to customers.