Our core business is the hire of vehicles to other businesses on a non-contract basis, which gives customers the flexibility to manage their vehicle fleet without a long term commitment.
UK and Ireland
Northgate has a national network of 77 branches across the UK and Ireland with a total fleet size of 53,000 vehicles. In addition to vehicle hire, Northgate also offers an increasing range of fleet management services to help customers manage their vehicle fleets more effectively in order to reduce costs, improve efficiency and ensure they are able to meet their legal and duty of care obligations.
In Spain, Northgate España has 24 locations and a fleet of 40,000 vehicles. We are the market leaders in commercial vehicle hire in Spain.
In order to provide the best possible service to our customers we maintain a modern fleet. At the end of their hire lives, our vehicles are sold through our retail and trade sales channels. In the 2016 financial year the Group sold a total of 30,500 vehicles.
We primarily serve businesses who vary in size from owner operators to corporate customers. Our customers operate across a wide range of industries of which construction and distribution are two of the largest. Other major sectors include local authorities, manufacturing and engineering, public utilities, retailers and wholesalers and a range of business services.
We employ over 2,800 people across the Group.
Northgate plc is listed on the London Stock Exchange (NTG).