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Fairfax Meadow returns to sole supply fleet deal with Fraikin

The latest deal builds upon a 15-year relationship with the supply of a range of new dual temperature vehicles that each meet Euro VI emissions standards, including 10 3.5-tonne Iveco Daily light commercials, featuring the new 8-speed Hi-Matic automated gearbox; three 7.5-tonne DAF trucks; a 26-tonne DAF truck; and one 44-tonne DAF tractor and trailer unit. The deal also includes the renewal of a further two DAF tractors.

The full service contract hire deal covers all servicing, maintenance and repairs, with like-for-like vehicle replacements in the event of any unplanned downtime.

Fairfax Meadow’s national transport manager, David Dearle said: “It’s great to have Fraikin back covering our full fleet. Its professional approach to our business requirements is something you don’t find everywhere. Fraikin knows what we need and always ensures it is able to provide it.”

Fairfax Meadow typically replaces its light commercials after three years, while the larger trucks would be replaced after four years or more, depending on their mileage and condition.

“We need the level of support Fraikin offers because our vehicles are used so intensively. The peace of mind this gives us can’t be understated. We know we only have to make one phone call to Fraikin and any problem will be sorted – which keeps our fleet on the road and our customers happy,” added Dearle.

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Written by Natalie Middleton

Natalie has worked as a fleet journalist for 16 years, previously as assistant editor on the former Company Car magazine before joining Fleet World in 2006. Prior to this, she worked on a range of B2B titles, including Insurance Age and Insurance Day. As Business Editor, Natalie ensures the group websites and newsletters are updated with the latest news.

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