An innovative, new commercial vehicle contract hire company has just been launched. The company, called Vertellus, was designed to offer modern businesses of all sizes a partner that can help drive fleet performance further,
Vertellus, an independent end-to-end consultancy service, brings together a network of partners to provide insight, strategy and flexibility in order to help businesses unlock opportunity and ensure the fleet is powered, compliant and economical. With a portfolio of more than 3,500 long haul, construction and distribution vehicles, ranging from HGVs and LCVs between 2.7t and 44t, the company has a clear goal of providing industry-leading transport solutions, including through its availability of 100% electric powered vehicles.
Vertellus will be spear headed by a highly qualified team with widespread contract hire experience and will work in partnership with the customer to provide a 360-degree commercial vehicle contract hire service.
“Vertellus is a commercial vehicle contract hire company with a difference. Rooted in partnership, with our highly-trained OEM dealer network and approved partner locations around the UK, Vertellus has been created to support customers on every step of their journey, guaranteeing complete peace-of-mind and quality assurance,” said Nigel Baxter, Managing Director at Vertellus.
“We also understand that customers will be at differing stages of their decarbonisation journey, so the Vertellus team will work to ensure companies have everything required to keep the current diesel fleet powered, compliant and economical, while also having an eye on tomorrow to support delivering long-term goals.”
A full contract hire with Vertellus will include four key elements, such as a personalised consultancy designed to understand how the current fleet operates; the provision of a comprehensive and tailor-made vehicle hire and maintenance solution; additional services like driver training, fleet monitoring, PCN administration, replacement vehicles, tyre management, telematics and more; and an industry-first EV Discovery programme for 16-18T urban rigid vehicles designed to offer operators a unique opportunity to test and understand electric vehicles.
Backed by over 100 years’ experience and knowledge within the Renault Trucks network, Vertellus will provide an additional nationwide reach with more than 60 approved partner locations.