contract hire

New fleet on the horizon for Teignbridge


A new fleet is due to arrive at Teignbridge District Council in Spring 2024, as part of the council’s ongoing contract hire agreement with fleet and workshop management company Specialist Fleet Services Ltd (SFS).

NRG Riverside awarded eight-year contract-hire agreement by Urbaser


NRG Riverside has been awarded an initial eight-year contract-hire agreement to supply 40 vehicles with complete repair and maintenance support by Urbaser.

Dawsongroup emc eyes new Brighouse site following major growth


Dawsongroup emc, the contract hire supplier of industrial, municipal and specialist vehicles, has broken ground on a new purpose-built site in Yorkshire, following a 42% increase in turnover in the past two years.

North Northamptonshire awards SFS new contract


North Northamptonshire Council has awarded a 7-year contract to Specialist Fleet Services Ltd (SFS) for the provision and maintenance of around 45 vehicles.

Fiveways steps in to give Havering a lift


Waste collection vehicle specialist, Fiveways Group, has been awarded a short-term contact to empty new underground bins installed by the London Borough of Havering.

Sunderland City Council takes delivery of 12 Hako sweepers


Sunderland City Council has taken delivery of 12 new compact sweepers from Hako Machines Ltd.

Dawsongroup emc gears up for surface dressing demand


Dawsongroup emc is gearing up for a busy surface dressing season with their expanded fleet and flexible contract hire options this spring. LAPV reports.

Essex County Council takes delivery of new fleet from NRG Riverside


NRG Riverside has recently delivered sixteen hook loaders and eleven trailers to Essex County Council on a long-term contract hire basis, including a full maintenance programme from NRG Riverside’s Colchester workshop and depot.

Dawsongroup takes delivery of five more Pothole Pros


JCB has struck a further deal with commercial asset supplier Dawsongroup for five more of its pothole fixing machines.

Dawsongroup emc: what is in a name?


Dawsongroup sweepers has changed its name to Dawsongroup emc. LAPV sat down with sales director Paul Beddows to discuss the name change, net zero and what ‘de-risking’ ownership means.

Teignbridge DC extends contract with SFS after 20-year partnership


Teignbridge District Council has decided to extend its current contract hire arrangement with Specialist Fleet Services Ltd (SFS) to continue their two-decade long partnership.

Contract Plant Rental |The UKs Most Specialist Plant Solutions Provider


“You choose the OEM, we do the rest” - As one of the most specialised businesses operating within the UK’s fully integrated plant solutions and self-drive rental industries, Contract Plant Rental was established in 2016, a subsidiary of Ballyvesey Holdings Ltd, a company with a long history and strong foothold in construction sales and hire, transport, logistics and manufacturing.

SFS expands operations in the South West


Specialist Fleet Services Ltd (SFS) is expanding its operations in the South West following the award of two new seven year (+7) contract hire agreements from Somerset West and Taunton Council and North Devon Council.

Data shows increased level of fleet contract extensions during pandemic


New data compiled by epyx has shown the increased level of contract extensions made on company cars and vans during the coronavirus crisis.

Contract Hire - A Flexible Option for Uncertain Times


Paul Connor, Head of Tenders and Procurement at Specialist Fleet Services Ltd (SFS), gives an overview on the benefits of contract hire over outright purchase in the aftermath of the coronavirus pandemic.

Rivus workshops ‘crucial’ for Europcar customers


Europcar Van customers have made the most out of the bespoke Service, Maintenance and Repair (SMR) service delivered by Rivus Fleet Solutions, new data reveals.

Clearaway acquires new refuse collection vehicle


Calvin Williams, Director, Clearaway: 'We grew faster than expected over the summer of 2019 and needed another vehicle urgently to meet new demand.'

Specialist vehicle expert set to increase training team


In-house experts at Go Plant Fleet Services deliver a range of external training as part of a customer support programme. The scheme sits alongside the company’s unique NVQ assessment centre to form an industry-leading resource geared towards quality, safety and compliance.

Hambledon DC introduces electric vans


Hambleton District Council in Yorkshire is introducing two new electric vehicles to replace its existing van fleet, to move to a 100% electric fleet in the future.


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