Hankook Tyre UK has won the contract to supply tyres to Fagan & Whalley, a haulage and logistics specialist.
Complete road haulage specialist Fagan & Whalley has selected Hankook Tyre UK to supply tyres for its 164-strong fleet of Scania trucks and 342 trailers. The Lancashire-based haulier said it chose Hankook after being offered a complete tyre solution coupled with an unrivalled service and support package.
Fagen & Whalley have adopted the Hankook SmartFlex AH31 to all steer and lift axles, the SmartFlex DH31 fitment to all drive axles and the TH22 for all trailer fitments. The company anticipates that he selected tyre policy will provide stability, traction and high mileage returns across all areas of the operation throughout the UK.
Fagan & Whalley now operate an all new Hankook tyre policy with a focus on reducing tyre costs across the fleet. A dedicated tyre management programme ensures the servicing dealers are proactive in providing a comprehensive tyre management service in line with the dedicated service level agreement, and regular review meetings enhance the proactive working relationship between the two companies.
Respected and reliable
Roy Yeomans, Key Account Manager at Hankook Tyre UK Ltd, said: “We are delighted to have been chosen by Fagan & Whalley as the sole provider to thecompany’s truck fleet. As a highly-regarded established complete road haulage specialist, Fagan & Whalley is used to partnering with respected and reliable suppliers and we are looking forward to delivering an exceptional service, ensuring the Hankook fitment achieves its full life potential, whilst delivering reduced costs to Fagan & Whalley.”
Fagan & Whalley was established in 1927 with a horse and cart employed on small deliveries around local villages. Today, six family generations and nearly nine decades in business later, it is a truly modern logistics provider, claiming to offer a first-class service with the highest quality equipment.
Adam Burgess, Fleet Engineer at Fagan & Whalley said: “Fagan & Whalley is proud of its heritage, and builds relationships based on our core values. It is these common goals Hankook Tyre and Fagan & Whalley both share, which bodes well for a positive future.”
David Thorp, Hankook UK Sales Manager for the Commercial Vehicle Market, highlighted the potential financial gains: “Our share of the market has grown in recent years, thanks to our reputation for producing reliable tyres which companies need, especially when priorities put increased emphasis on Total Cost of Ownership.
Fleets looking to maximise value for money in every area of business have returned time and time again to Hankook, which prides itself on providing reliable products for customers and reasonable cost per mile figures.”
Hankook says it remains a well recognised and respected tyre choice for many UK based Blue Chip logistics companies characterised for most expedient, cost-effective and unbiased transportation solutions.