Picture caption: Paul Brown, RVS; Mark Hulbert, Ubico; Bob Lightfoot Ubico; and Spencer Law, RVS
South Gloucestershire based Refuse Vehicle Solutions Ltd (RVS) has been awarded a five-year contract to provide maintenance services for Ubico West Oxfordshire to maintain a fleet of 70 vehicles comprising Refuse Collection Vehicles (RCV’s) and light goods vehicles, as well as plant and machinery.
Ubico Ltd is an environmental services company serving the public sector and currently provides street cleaning and grounds maintenance services for West Oxfordshire District Council. It is taking over the waste and recycling services from October 2017.
Mark Hulbert, Corporate Fleet Manager, Ubico Ltd said:
“We are very pleased to announce that RVS is the successful contractor, after a prudent OJEU procurement process.
“They scored very highly on our strict scoring criteria which included price and quality. We are looking forward to working with RVS as partners on this new contract. They are a local company that understands the Ubico business model and they have been able to demonstrate the ability to meet the needs of our business.”
RVS now provides an ‘all under one roof’ refuse vehicle service, from the supply of new or quality used vehicles to remanufacturing capabilities and a host of support services such as short-term vehicle hire, contract hire, repairs, maintenance, finance and a low loader service for vehicle transportation.
Spencer Law, Managing Director, RVS: “We have been working with Ubico for a couple of years providing vehicles and we are delighted that they have chosen to utilise our expertise in preventative maintenance to keep their fleet and machinery operating smoothly.”
To facilitate the contract RVS will be opening a workshop in the area and is already underway recruiting engineers to keep the fleet operational including an apprentice. Details of the vacancies are on the RVS website (www.refusevehiclesolutions.co.uk) along with details of other career opportunities available with the company.
For further information about RVS Tel 01453 899 131, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.RefuseVehicleSolutions.co.uk.