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Prohire Supplies Additional Bulk Tractor Units to Abbey Logistics for British Sugar Contract
Prohire Supplies Additional Bulk Tractor Units to Abbey Logistics for British Sugar Contract
Published January 2020

Commercial vehicle contract hire and fleet management company, Prohire Limited has supplied Abbey Logistics with a further eleven tractor units.  The vehicles will support Abbey’s contract with British Sugar, distributing bulk liquid and powder products throughout the UK on a 24/7 basis. The DAF Space Cabs have been supplied on a 72-month contract term by…

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The Perfect Customer, Supplier Relationship
The Perfect Customer, Supplier Relationship
Published January 2020

Jason Longhurst, Longhurst Company Director (left) & Mike Hunter, Prohire Sales Manager (right) When your customers are businesses dependent on refrigeration equipment and rely on you to supply and maintain it, then it is essential that your fleet of breakdown trucks is 100% reliable.  That’s why Longhurst Refrigeration chose commercial vehicle contract hire and fleet…

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New Fears about Air Pollution in the UK
New Fears about Air Pollution in the UK
Published December 2019

Tougher limits on pollutants could cut dangers of heart disease, cancers and poor brain development in children. Studies published this year link the particles to cancers, lung and heart disease, adverse effects on foetal development and poor lung and brain development in children. They are considered a key threat to health because they go deep…

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Prohire are Very Proud to Continue to be an Investors in People Organisation!
Prohire are Very Proud to Continue to be an Investors in People Organisation!
Published December 2019

Following an extremely positive audit with Investors in People as part of our annual review, Prohire are very pleased and proud to say that our Practitioner has had no hesitations in continuing to recommend Prohire Limited as an Investor in People organisation!   Investors in People were thrilled with the work that is being carried…

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FREE EV Charging Points Across 600 Tesco stores
FREE EV Charging Points Across 600 Tesco stores
Published December 2019

  Volkswagen has announced plans to install 2,400 electric vehicle charging points across 600 Tesco stores in the UK. The rollout is already underway and EV drivers at 100 Tesco stores are able to top up their battery for free while they are shopping through Pod Point, who are in partnership with Tesco. According to…

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Prohire Retains Industry-Unique Customer Service Excellence (CSE) Accreditation!
Prohire Retains Industry-Unique Customer Service Excellence (CSE) Accreditation!
Published November 2019

Commercial vehicle contract hire and fleet management company, Prohire Limited has retained its government-backed ‘Customer Service Excellence’ (CSE) accreditation for a third year, demonstrating its credentials as one of the most customer service-oriented contract hire and fleet management operators.  Customer Service Excellence is regulated by the United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS) and Prohire’s CSE accreditation…

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ProBulletin – London Direct Vision Standard (DVS) Legislation Update
ProBulletin – London Direct Vision Standard (DVS) Legislation Update
Published October 2019

  From 26th October 2020, all HGVs more than 12 tonnes (GVW), operating or entering in Greater London will need to hold a valid HGV Safety Permit and the on-line application process is now live, enabling operators to check their vehicles’ star rating and to apply for the permits. The Direct Vision Standard and HGV…

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Pat Skelly, CEO Presents Webinar on ‘Effectively Managing your Temperature Controlled Fleet’ and the Debate of Contract Hire vs Owned Fleet
Pat Skelly, CEO Presents Webinar on ‘Effectively Managing your Temperature Controlled Fleet’ and the Debate of Contract Hire vs Owned Fleet
Published October 2019

On Tuesday 22nd October 2019, Pat Skelly, CEO presented the webinar on ‘Effectively Managing your Temperature Controlled Fleet and the Debate of Contact Hire vs Owned Fleet’ and was hosted by The Cold Chain Federation. Did you miss it? Have no fear, you can watch the Webinar by clicking HERE and should you like any…

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Prohire Passes BVRLA Quality Assurance Inspection with Flying Colours!
Prohire Passes BVRLA Quality Assurance Inspection with Flying Colours!
Published October 2019

Commercial vehicle contract hire and fleet management company, Prohire Limited has passed its BVRLA Quality Assurance Inspection with a near perfect score. The British Vehicle Rental and Leasing Association governance programme audits members annually against the BVRLA Code of Conduct, which includes reference to all the minimum standards required for all BVRLA members by all…

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Prohire’s Latest Rental Investments and Developments
Prohire’s Latest Rental Investments and Developments
Published October 2019

Commercial vehicle contract hire and fleet management company, Prohire Limited has made a further major investment in rental vehicles for 2019.  The move follows a similar rental fleet expansion in January and both investments have been prompted by increased demand from both new and existing customers, especially in the temperature-controlled sector. The latest investment comprises…

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