Richard Irvin Services Group Orders 275 Nissan Vans


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LONDON – June 3, 2013: Richard Irvin Services Group (RISG), the Scottish building services and engineering company, has ordered an initial 275 vans in Nissan’s largest corporate LCV deal to date to support its commercial and domestic maintenance and repairs team.

The initial order comprises 220 NV200s and 55 Primastars and will be delivered in stages over the next 30 months. Each van will be kept for four years and all will be finished in striking RISG livery. The NV200s will have roof racking fitted with a roller bar plus internal racking for equipment and tools storage.

24 NV200s and 10 Primastars are already with RISG field engineers who will use the new vehicles to provide an around-the-clock maintenance service when visiting customers who require an on-call reactive service.

Responding to the demands of receiving in excess of 60,000 customer calls per annum, RISG began a search to replace a part of their fleet with vehicles that are not only reliable and can comfortably house repair equipment but would also keep their drivers in comfort and safety when covering the whole of Scotland.

Feedback has been positive, with drivers praising the vans for their handling, performance and fuel economy.

George Robb, Richard Irvin Services Group procurement director said: “We’re currently going through a period of investing in our people and capital and this deal marks an integral part of this strategy. We took a product rather than price led selection approach by making sure our drivers tested the vehicles first to ensure they were fit for purpose and we’re happy the feedback so far from the drivers has been so positive.”

Barry Beeston, Nissan corporate sales director said: “The NV200 and Primastar are ideal vans for any business requiring comfortable and reliable transport capable of covering large distances. We now look forward to supporting Richard Irvin Services Group over the coming months as more vans are delivered.”

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