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Ubico Awarded Contract to Refuse Vehicle Solutions

Ubico Awarded Contract to Refuse Vehicle Solutions

Ubico Ltd, the environmental services company has awarded a maintenance contract to Refuse Vehicle Solutions Ltd. The contract will cover the maintenance of the environmental services company’s fleet of 70 vehicles.

Ubico operates in the public sector delivering street cleaning and other grounds maintenance services. The company works for the West Oxfordshire District Council and will also be taking over the waste and recycling services from October this year. In order to keep their fleet of vehicles in the best condition, Ubico has awarded the five year maintenance contract to the South Gloucestershire based Refuse Vehicle Solutions Ltd.

Refuse Vehicle solutions, or RVS will work to maintain the environmental services company fleet of 70 vehicles which include Refuse Collection Vehicles, or RCVs as well as light goods vehicles and other plant and machinery. RVS has been awarded this contract following a prudent OJEU procurement process. The business managed to meet a great number of the criteria set out by Ubico, this included price and quality of the work on offer. Another requirement stipulated by the company was the remanufacturing capabilities of the maintenance company and the possibility of short-term vehicle hire, contract hire, repairs and maintenance, finance and a low loader service that would be used for vehicle transportation.

RVS has been working with Ubico for a number of years already, and so were able to understand the company’s requirements and have already proved the quality of the work that they offer. RVS has previously provided vehicles for Ubico, therefore it is great news that the decision has been made to make the most of RVS’ other services. In order to facilitate the contract, RVS will be opening the workshop in the area and has already been recruiting engineers that will be able to keep Ubico’s fleet operational. This recruitment also includes the hiring of an apprentice, which is great news for the future development of the company and the industry.

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