Hitachi Capital signs two new customers for outsourced fleet management

  • Newbury based business wins two new clients and two contract renewals
  • Recruitment agency Matchtech Group and brewers Charles Wells Group contract for fully outsourced management and funding of their fleet
  • Lavendon Group and Daily Mail and General Trust sign new contracts


Hitachi Capital Car Solutions has recently signed specialist recruitment agency Matchtech Group and brewers Charles Wells Group for fully outsourced fleet management and funding, as well as re-signing the Lavendon Group and the Daily Mail and General Trust, following competitive tenders.

Both Matchtech Group, which runs a fleet of 110 cars, and Charles Wells Group, with a fleet of 120 cars, have handed over their fleet and driver administration needs to Hitachi Capital, citing the E-commerce platform and smartphone apps as key to the decision to partner with Hitachi Capital.


Robert Wastell, divisional managing director of Hitachi Capital Car Solutions, comments: “We have seen a rising trend for customers looking to outsource their car fleet management in recent months; our customers are looking to subcontract certain parts of their business operations in order to sustain output without impacting on productivity levels. 

“This is where we come in, working in partnership with companies like Matchtech Group and Charles Wells to handle all driver contact and free up valuable internal HR and fleet management employees.”

The new client wins come as Hitachi Capital also prove adept at retaining and satisfying existing customers while still growing at a strong pace.  Both Lavendon Group, the market leaders in rental of powered aerial work platforms, and Daily Mail and General Trust, an international portfolio of digital, information, media and event businesses which has the Daily Mail, The Mail on Sunday, Metro, and Wowcher among its brands, re-signed with Hitachi Capital following a competitive tender exercise.

Robert Wastell concluded: “Our sales team has worked hard to discover and then respond to what both Matchtech Group and Charles Wells need from a fleet perspective.  Our offering is such that the decision to sign with us was based on what we could deliver and the value it represented, in particular the full outsourcing of their fleet management.”

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