Case Study: London and Quadrant Housing Trust

Introduction

L&Q is one of the UK’s leading housing associations and one of London’s largest residential developers, owning and managing over 90,000 homes in London and the South East.  L&Q has a 240- strong fleet comprising mostly of vans alongside some tippers, drop side vehicles and company cars. These are used by tradesmen, carpenters, plasters, electricians and caretakers.

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Case Study: Percey Headley Foundation

Introduction

Running a fleet of 18 mini buses, six people carriers and one van, The Percey Headley Foundation offer a wide range of services to children, young people and adults. Their education services include Hedleys Percy Hedley School, Hedleys Northern Counties School, Hedleys College and residential and respite care for all ages.  They also run an Employability Project, Hedleys Employability, which works with employers to improve employment opportunities for disabled people, and Hedleys Sport, offering a wide range of disability sports for all ages.

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Case Study: RJ Leighfield

Introduction

RJ Leighfield & Sons Ltd are a family-run building and civil engineering contracting firm, established over 130 years ago and based in Royal Wootton Bassett, Wiltshire.  Their core business is mainly in the south west, and their experience and reputation has led to them being one of the most successful and respected SMEs in the area.  Their fleet size has fluctuated considerably over the years, but currently they run 9 company cars and 3 light commercials.

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Case Study: Blind Veterans UK

Introduction

Blind Veterans UK support people who have served in the Armed Forces and are now living with sight loss.  The charity runs a fleet of 93 cars and vans.  Until 2016 they had been managing their fleet administration through a variety spreadsheets, databases and other paper-based methods.  These were becoming increasingly fragmented and time consuming, and Head of Transport, Chris Kirk lived with constant anxiety that something important may be overlooked.  It was time for a change.

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