Amey Press Release

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HITACHI CAPITAL VEHICLE SOLUTIONS APPOINTED BY AMEY AS SOLE LEASING AND FLEET MANAGEMENT PARTNER FOR ITS FLEET OF 8,500 VEHICLES OVER SIX-YEAR CONTRACT


 

Amey entrusts its entire fleet of over 8,500 vehicles to Hitachi Capital Vehicle Solutions in six-year agreement

New agreement provides management of nationwide fleet of cars, light commercial vehicles, heavy goods, ancillary equipment and specialist assets

Amey’s specialist fleet includes vehicles essential to maintaining the country’s infrastructure network

Hitachi Capital Vehicle Solutions is uniquely positioned to support this large and highly complex fleet

Hitachi Capital Vehicle Solutions’ embedded teams will work with Amey on a daily basis to ensure that their specialist assets achieve the highest levels of compliance, safety and availability

 

Hitachi Capital Vehicle Solutions is pleased to announce it has been appointed as the sole vehicle leasing partner for Amey, one of the UK’s largest infrastructure and utility support service providers.

This new agreement will see Hitachi Capital Vehicle Solutions provide Amey with the funding and vehicle management for its entire business-critical fleet of more than 8,500 vehicles and specialist assets. As the sole leasing partner for Amey, Hitachi Capital Vehicle Solutions will be keeping the company’s 21,000-strong employee base on the move.

With more than 320 operational contracts, Amey provides an unrivalled range of services, including utilities, highways, waste management, rail, justice solutions, social housing and facilities management across the UK. This diverse range of operations necessitates a fleet of bespoke and specialist vehicles to be available nationwide at any time. Hitachi Capital Vehicle Solutions is uniquely positioned in the marketplace to offer this level of support.

Hitachi Capital Vehicle Solutions’ team of experts are now embedded with Amey’s operations, providing the internal teams with a continuous consultancy service for their operations. Hitachi Capital Vehicle Solutions expertise in specialist asset management will maximise operational efficiency with class-leading levels of compliance, safety and availability for all of Amey’s bespoke, mission-critical vehicles.

Jon Lawes, Managing Director, Hitachi Capital Vehicle Solutions commented: “We are delighted to continue working with Amey. Over the last six years, we have built a close relationship with Amey which has resulted in this new partnership. Being entrusted with the management of their entire fleet, including vehicles critical to maintaining parts of the nation’s infrastructure, is a great responsibility. This appointment demonstrates our ability to fund and manage the most complex and mission critical fleets operating in the UK.

“Supporting such a vast, diverse and dynamic company like Amey requires the support and infrastructure of a large organisation but also the responsiveness of an agile business; this is exactly what Hitachi Capital Vehicle Solutions offers, along with the knowledge and expertise to help transform Amey’s fleet and operations over the next six years.”

Tom Lawless, Amey’s Fleet and Plant Director, added: “Amey is one of the largest and most diverse companies working for the public and regulated sectors in the UK, with the ultimate aim of creating better places for people to live, work and travel. To achieve our aims, we need a fleet of specialist vehicles that are provided and managed to the standards of operational safety, compliance adherence and optimum availability, that are also fit for purpose when considering required customer outcomes.

“Hitachi Capital Vehicle Solutions is uniquely placed as one of the only leasing companies to offer full support for our mix of operations. This new partnership will allow our business to make better use of our fleet of dedicated assets, which will ultimately result in a better service for our customers.”

 

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The agreement was made in May 2016 and came into effect on 04 July 2016, effective until summer 2022.

 


 

Hitachi Capital Vehicle Solutions PR contact:

For further information, please contact Jonathan Southall, Marketing Business Partner, Hitachi Capital Vehicle Solutions, jonathan.southall@hitachicapital.co.uk.

 

About Hitachi Capital Vehicle Solutions

Hitachi Capital Vehicle Solutions Ltd. is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. Hitachi Capital Vehicle Solutions is a subsidiary of Hitachi Capital (UK) PLC, part of Hitachi Ltd, one of the world’s largest and most respected industrial groups. We combine technology with market leading customer service to offer the full spectrum of tailor-made fleet finance and fleet management services, including all forms of funding, maintenance management, accident management and daily rental management.

 The car leasing business operates from Newbury, a specialist commercial division in Trowbridge and a driving instructor solution in Leicester, which is the UK’s leading supplier of contract hire to the driving instruction market. Hitachi Capital Vehicle Solutions has a fleet size of over 63,000 vehicles ranging from cars, small, medium and large vans to HGVs with specialist ancillary equipment such as cranes and tail lifts. Visit www.hitachicapitalvehiclesolutions.co.uk

 

Twitter: @hitachi_capital

 

About Amey

Amey is a leading UK public and regulated services provider with over 21,000 employees.

Amey operates over 320 contracts, providing an unrivalled range of services including utilities, highways, waste management, rail, justice solutions, social housing and facilities management. Services are underpinned by our leading consulting and asset management capabilities, which allow us to offer stand-alone or integrated service solutions to a range of clients.

 Amey is owned by Ferrovial. They are one of the world’s leading infrastructure management and investment companies. Ferrovial employs approximately 65,000 employees and operates in over 25 countries. Ferrovial’s activities focus on four business sectors construction, airports, toll roads and services. Amey is part of the Services division.

 

 

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