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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 nearly 200 third-party approved maintenance providers which 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 14 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

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…

08.04.2019

FRAIKIN SEES FIRST YEAR OF EARNED…

Fraikin has been impressed with the benefits the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency’s (DVSA) earned recognition scheme – which offers digital proof of driver and vehicle compliance – has offered…

22.03.2019

FRAIKIN GOES THE EXTRA MILE FOR…

As part of a new five-year contract hire agreement with long-standing customer Menzies Distribution, Fraikin was tasked with supplying 75 commercial vehicle assets to the company within weeks. In order…

28.01.2019

AWARD-WINNING CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER JOINS FRAIKIN…

Mark Burn, 45, has been appointed Fraikin's new Chief Financial Officer (CFO), based at the company’s new UK headquarters in Coventry. He joins Fraikin after four years as Group CFO…

07.11.2018

FRAIKIN WARNS FLEETS TO ACT NOW…

Fraikin says fleets should not wait for Brexit before booking Driver Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC) training, with less than a year to go until the second five-year block deadline…