Fleet Solutions (IFS) has won a £2.2m, three-year contract to
provide fleet management services for the Maritime and Coastguard
Agency (MCA), part of the Department
for Transport, beating five other fleet management companies to
The deal will see IFS managing a fleet of cars and commercial
vehicles, including trailers, for the MCA, and “arranging fleet
maintenance, fitting out replacement vehicles, arranging
maintenance of boat trailers, [disposing] of surplus vehicles and
accident management for the fleet of about 400 vehicles and 200
trailers,” according to the contract award notice.
The fleet is dispersed across the whole of the UK, including
offshore islands, with four wheel drive vehicles and estate cars
comprising the majority of the vehicles.
Short-term and spot rental services were also specified in
the contract terms; IFS won the deal as its offering was deemed the
Prudential extends IFS contract
IFS has announced that the financial services company Prudential
has extended its contract with the lessor for another two
IFS takes care of maintenance management, vehicle service,
maintenance and repair bookings, short-term car rental and
out-of-hours vehicle breakdown recovery for the Pru, which has a
500-strong fleet of contract purchase company cars.
According to IFS, its DVLA-linked Driver Licence Verification
Service is a “major feature” of the new contract, allowing
Prudential to check the status of its drivers’ licences and track
‘at risk’ drivers, as part of a wider risk management offering that
includes online profiling of drivers in conjunction with the Royal
Society for the Prevention of Accidents.