Commercial vehicle contract hire and fleet management company, Prohire Limited has secured its first contract hire order from global transport and logistics operator Kuehne + Nagel for the supply of a new fleet of DAF XF480 tractor units. The vehicles will support Kuehne + Nagel’s Whitbread and Costa Coffee distribution contracts throughout the UK.
Now operating out of Kuehne + Nagel Manchester and Wellingborough Distribution Centres, the tractor units were specified with the driver very much in mind and include space cabs, full health and safety catwalks with working lights, FORS compliant camera systems, audible hand-brake warning systems and wheel nut indicators.
Andrew Blake, National Distribution Manager for the Whitbread contract commented,
“Having experienced the Prohire service offering by using its rental tractor units, we have complete faith in entrusting the fleet management, uptime and compliance of the new tractor unit fleet to the Prohire Operation Team.”
Andrew Morley, Group Sales Director at Prohire who concluded the deal commented,
“Prohire is delighted to have succeeded in what was an in-depth tender selection process and to have established an ongoing contract hire relationship with Kuehne + Nagel, following a period of rental supply. It is a tremendous result for our business.”
Prohire supplies commercial vehicles and full fleet support services to a wide range of business sectors including foodservice and catering, temperature-controlled, builders’ merchants, leisure retail and the brewing industry as well as to specialist logistics companies.
For further details about Prohire Limited’s services please contact: 08432 909 089 or email [email protected]