CLEAN, an independent laundry company providing linen and workwear rental services, has formed a partnership with logisitics and transportation solutions provider, Ryder, to increase its dedicated fleet of delivery vehicles.
The new partnership will see 60 vehicles added to CLEAN’s fleet, including a mixture of 3.5 tonne and 5 tonne Mercedes-Benz Sprinter vans for deliveries to customers that may have delivery restrictions. Ryder will also supply CLEAN with DAF LF180 12 tonne box tail lifts, DAF LF220 18 tonne box tail lifts and Iveco Daily 7.2 tonne box tail lifts to meet the needs of larger scale customers. The vehicles will operate from all of CLEAN’s eight nationwide laundry locations, covering Banbury, Camberley, Nottingham, Cheltenham, Reading, Ross-on-Wye, Yeovil and CLEAN’s brand new super laundry in Slough, Berkshire.
Speaking of the collaboration, Peter Cox, head of transport at CLEAN, said:
“As an expanding business we needed a national solution for our transportation needs and to partner with somebody with proven experience in the linen services sector. Ryder looked at our whole operation and made recommendations based on its extensive expertise in the sector to provide us with the best overall package.
“With the acquisitions of Paragon Laundry and Watford Launders and Cleaners doubling the size of the business, our approach to capability management has become paramount to the beneficiary of our recent investments. The range of resources that Ryder have exposed us to, alongside the scalability to support CLEAN’s business growth, will undoubtedly support our commitments towards becoming the linen and workwear provider of choice for the UK’s hospitality industry.”