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Established in 1978, Fraikin Ltd is one of the largest providers of commercial vehicle contract hire, fleet management and rental solutions in the UK market.

Headquartered in Coventry, we operate a nationwide branch network, supported by third-party approved maintenance providers who are frequently audited to ensure they meet our high standards.

We can supply all forms of commercial vehicles, from vans and minibuses to multi-wheelers and maximum weight artics, plus specialist vehicles with complex bodywork and ancillary equipment.

We stand apart for our expertise – few suppliers in this sector have been in business longer, and our flexibilty means we can personalise services to suit our customers’ precise requirements. Plus our indpendence means we can propose multi-brand solutions to even the most challenging transport applications, rather than being tied to a particular manufacturer.

We form a major part of the Fraikin Group, established in France in 1944 by Gérard Fraikin, and now boasting operations in 11 countries across Europe, Russia and the Middle East. With an annual turnover exceeding €660m, Fraikin Group supports more than 7,000 customers and is responsible for approximately 60,000 vehicles.

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News

27.04.2021

FRAIKIN UK PARTNERS WITH SAMSARA TO…

Fraikin UK, part of one of Europe’s largest commercial vehicle fleet services companies, has partnered with Samsara, pioneer of the Connected Operations Cloud, to surface real-time data that will help…

24.02.2021

NEW TECHNOLOGY CHAMPION AIMS TO POSITION…

Commercial fleet services company, Fraikin, has underlined its commitment to innovation with the appointment of a Technology Champion – a new role designed to help customers maximise the benefits of…

21.01.2021

FRAIKIN FACILITATES REARO’S MOVE TO CONTRACT…

Laminates manufacturer, Rearo, has taken delivery of its first commercial vehicles on contract hire, after Fraikin won a competitive tender to replace the company's fleet of owned trucks and vans.…

16.10.2020

FRAIKIN DEVELOPS NEW HEAVY VEHICLE MAINTENANCE…

Commercial fleet services company, Fraikin, has launched a new apprenticeship programme, offering the opportunity to begin a specialist career as an HGV technician at five of the company’s maintenance depots…

02.07.2020

FRAIKIN APPOINTS NEW NATIONAL ENGINEERING MANAGER

Mark Kellett Fraikin has appointed Mark Kellett as its new National Engineering Manager, charging him with the task of further strengthening the company’s already impressive maintenance offering across the UK.…

24.06.2020

VITAL NEW RIGIDS FOR TRADEBE HEALTHCARE…

Environmental services company, Tradebe Healthcare, has cited Fraikin’s ability to “get things done” as a major factor in being able to put its three new DAF rigids on the road…

05.05.2020

FRAIKIN GROWS MOBILE MAINTENANCE NETWORK WITH…

Fraikin has added seven 3.5-tonne Mercedes-Benz Sprinter vans and six new mobile technicians to its national network, bolstering the capabilities of its maintenance service. The six new technicians increase Fraikin’s…

24.02.2020

SEAMLESS INSTALLATION OF 3,000 TELEMATICS AND…

Fraikin has successfully completed a UK-wide project to install more than 3,000 telematics and camera systems to the home delivery fleet of a major supermarket, playing an important role in…

14.02.2020

FIRST RATE MAINTENANCE SUPPORT FROM FRAIKIN…

Fraikin has secured more than a 50 per cent share of long-standing customer T. Quality’s commercial fleet of more than 100 vehicles, after delivering five new DAF refrigerated trucks on…

04.02.2020

FRAIKIN APPOINTS NEW MANAGING DIRECTOR TO…

Contract hire, fleet management and rental specialist Fraikin has appointed Darren Hall, 53, as Managing Director of the UK business. Based at the company’s Coventry headquarters, Hall joins Fraikin having…

13.01.2020

FRAIKIN PLAYS KEY ROLE IN AO’S…

Online electrical retailer AO has signed a five-year, full-service contract hire agreement with Fraikin for eight 4x2 Mercedes-Benz Actros tractor units, after being shown the benefits offered by the vehicle’s…

14.08.2019

FRAIKIN EXTENDS LONG-STANDING FLEET MANAGEMENT CONTRACT…

Fraikin’s ability to precisely structure the maintenance and servicing requirements of NHS Blood and Transplant’s specialist fleet has sealed a three-year renewal deal for one of its longest-running fleet management…