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Modplan increases fleet to support business growth

Leading trade fabricator Modplan has added seven new trucks to its transport fleet to support its continued business growth. The brand-new Mercedes 7.5 tonne trucks, form part of a 15-strong fleet of vehicles to support customer schedules across the UK.

Commenting on the six-figure investment, Gareth Gough, Logistics Manager at Modplan, said: “We needed to increase our fleet to support the rise in demand for our products. We also took the opportunity to replace some of the older vehicles in our fleet too. With the price of fuel continuing to rise to eye-watering levels, it makes good business sense to invest in newer, more economical vehicles which are better for the environment and better on fuel costs.”

The delivery of the new vehicles is only the start of the journey for the award-winning trade fabricator, as Modplan has plans for further investment to update the remaining fleet over the coming years. Heidi Sachs, Managing Director, said: We’ve seen exceptional demand in the past two years and despite the challenges faced across our sector, we have continued to invest throughout our business. The investment in our logistics division reflects our ongoing commitment to exceptional service across our wide-ranging product portfolio. The new Mercedes lorries are modern additions to our established fleet and will ensure we continue to deliver our commitment to our customers.”

Modplan manufactures a wide range of window, door and conservatory products across its impressive 165,000 sqft multi-site facilities. Conservatory roof products include the popular Leka Solid roof, Leka orangery roof and Leka Xi modular system. Also available is the Vertex roof which offers a one-piece peripheral main beam with integral gutter and can be supplied with a choice of polycarbonate or glass options.  And the Wendland range and LivinRoof by Ultraframe completes an impressive conservatory roof offering.

As Modplan’s customers know, exceptional delivery and an impressive product range are just the starting point. Customers also benefit from the company’s partnership approach that delivers marketing, technical and training support that adds value to an installer’s business.

Overall, it’s an impressive offer that explains why Modplan is approaching 50 years in business and why so many installers choose the Newport-based company to support their growth. For more information, simply Ask the Man from Modplan.