e are pleased to announce that our fleet and leasing arm, Pendragon Vehicle Management, has been acknowledged as a Van Excellence Recognised Partner.
The Freight Transport Association's Van Excellence accreditation scheme is an industry-led initiative that aims to enhance standards of van operator compliance, celebrate operators who demonstrate excellence and represent the interests of the van industry. It's open to van operators of all sizes and business sectors, whether they are FTA members or not. The scheme received a prestigious Prince Michael International Road Safety Award for achievement and innovation in road safety in 2016.
Mark Cartwright, FTA's Head of Vans, said:
"We are delighted to welcome Pendragon Vehicle Management as a Van Excellence Recognised Partner, which acknowledges the valuable products and services the company provides to van operators.
"We are looking forward to working with Pendragon to support the safe and compliant operation of van fleets."
This recognition signifies Pendragon Vehicle Management's ability to service fleets with the tools they need to meet the standards set by Van Excellence, whilst helping to reduce costs and improve efficiency, including:
Supply any make or model of brand new van
Arrange vehicle conversions and livery
Maximise vehicle uptime
Take on fleet administration
Provide telematics and duty of care training
Pendragon Vehicle Management has long been an innovator in the commercial vehicle industry, with their powerful software providing a best-in-class downtime management solution and our R.E.D. Contact Hire guaranteeing no end of contract damage charges for hard working fleets.
Neal Francis, Divisional Managing Director, said:
"The growth of our commercial fleet size has been delivered through our ability to satisfy business operators where their vehicles are the workhorse of their business. We are proud to be recognised as a Van Excellence Partner, driving standards and best practice forward in this critical fleet sector".