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SMH makes multi-million pound investment in fleet vehicle management

SMH makes multi-million pound investment in fleet vehicle management

SMH Fleet Solutions is to invest around £16 million in vehicle fleet management, logistics and support services and claims it is one of the UK’s largest financial investments in the sector.

The company is building a 40,000 sq. ft. facility on a 29-acre green field site at Thurleigh in Bedfordshire. It is anticipated that up to 200 new jobs will be created.

SMH says the new facility is on track to become the most advanced and modern refurbishment centre in Europe. In addition to providing vehicle inspection, repair, logistics and refurbishment, there will be secure storage space for some 4,500 vehicles.  

SMH Fleet Solutions has been providing services to the automotive fleet and leasing industry for more than 25 years and has five locations strategically positioned around the UK. The company currently employs some 300 people and has an annual turnover of £30 million     

Martin McAuley, managing director at SMH Fleet Solutions said, “Our investment is a reflection of the confidence and commitment that we have in the fleet business in the UK. We believe that our existing and future customers, deserve the best possible, class-leading service, utilising the most advanced technology available.”