Hitachi Capital Commercial Vehicle Services logoHitachi Capital Commercial Vehicle Services (Hitachi Capital) has been announced as the Van Leasing and Fleet Management Company of the Year 2012.

This will be the fourth year running that the company has won at the prestigious Fleet Van Awards. The Trowbridge based business is proud to have achieved the award due to a high level of customer satisfaction, innovation and strong business growth.

According to the Fleet Van Award judges: “Excellent testimonials, strong business growth and new innovations once again gave Hitachi Capital the edge over its competitors. This company really strives to understand the customers and their needs and priorities. They offer field-based engineers and its duty of care offering goes above and beyond the realms of fleet management and into driver training where it strives to drive down risk within its customer’s fleets.”

The award concludes a successful year for the company with several major contract wins, the launch of a new apprenticeship scheme, and planning permission granted for high quality new premises within Trowbridge.

Hitachi Capital’s latest contract wins have bolstered the number of commercial vehicles under 3.5 tonnes within its fleet to 27,231, a growth of 6,139 in the past year. The future continues to look bright with a strong new business pipeline and further opportunity for recruitment over the coming years within the local community.

Jon Lawes, Divisional Managing Director, Hitachi Capital Commercial Vehicle Services,comments: “We are delighted to accept the accolade of Van Leasing and Fleet Management Company of the Year for the second year running, but also to celebrate our fourth consecutive Fleet Van Award win.

“Understanding our customers’ needs is paramount to what we do and we are constantly innovating to meet these changing needs. This award recognises all of the hard work that is put into delivering a high quality service that drives value for our customers. The business is in a perpetual state of growth and continual improvement is a key priority for us. We are in a fantastic position to continue to service the needs of our current and future customers and to lead the way in innovation.”