The six-year contract represents an expansion of a working relationship that began in 2010.
Amey uses a wide range of vehicles across more than 320 operational contracts in such services as highway maintenance, waste management, railways and facilities management across the UK. A team from Hitachi Capital Vehicle Solutions is embedded with Amey’s operations to look after its vehicles.
Amey fleet and plant director Tom Lawless said: “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.”
Hitachi Capital Vehicle Solutions managing director Jon Lawes added: “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.