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SMH has the resources, infrastructure and experience to meet all your vehicle management, logistics, inspections, refurbishments and storage needs - and to get it right first time. We embrace the very latest technology and consistently strive for excellence to bring you the highest standards in vehicle services whilst reducing your operational costs.

CAZOO ACQUIRES SMH FLEET SOLUTIONS

… doubling its reconditioning, logistics & storage capabilities ● SMH is one of the UK’s leading vehicle preparation, logistics & storage businesses ● Operating from 6 sites across the UK for reconditioning, imaging, storage & delivery ● Team of over 500 experienced vehicle preparation staff and 300 logistics specialists ● Including own online auction platform…

Safety, Health, Environmental & Quality Policy

It is the policy of Arctos Group to maintain a quality system designed to meet the requirements of ISO 9001, 14001:2015, 45001:2018 (or any other standard in line with Annex SL Structure) in pursuit of its primary objectives, the purpose and the context of the organisation. It is the policy of Arctos Group to: give…

Covid-19 Update – Business as usual

Following the UK Government’s latest announcement on Saturday 31st October and the new lockdown in England from Thursday 5th November, the SMH group businesses updates our clients as follows with regard our capability in this lockdown period. After careful review, our Board of Directors are pleased to confirm we will operate as “business as usual”…

St Helens Operational Centre now open!

We are excited to reveal that our new £10 million operations centre in St Helens is now open and operational. The 20-acre development, based near St Helens, provides workshop and refurbishment facilities, secure storage, vehicle inspection, a logistics management base as well as a state-of-the-art imaging studio to support our online auction operation. The new…

2019 Charity Fundraising Totals!

We are pleased to announce our final charity fundraising total for 2019 was over £41,000! Thanks to all the hard work and dedication of our employees who raised the much needed funds for both national and local charities.

Expansion of Vehicle Digital Passport Scheme

SMH is expanding its digital passport scheme, which enables defleeted and refurbished vehicles to be remarketed by any operator, directly from one of the company’s five sites around the UK. The move follows extensive trials, which showed a drastic cut in the amount of time it takes from end-of-life inspection to dealer forecourt. Commenting on…

Apprenticeships at SMH

SMH continues to extend its apprenticeship programme in both in its administrative and operational areas SMH has 17 apprentices working with us across the UK with a further 2 starting later this year. Our successful programme over the last 6 years has seen 8 apprentices joining us in full time roles at the end of…

SMH Awarded Gold ROSPA award for health and safety

We are really pleased to announce that SMH Fleet Solutions have been awarded a prestigious award in recognition of our practices and achievements in helping our  staff/customers/clients/contractors get home safely at the end of the working day.   SMH Fleet Solutions has achieved a Gold in the internationally-renowned RoSPA Health and Safety Awards, the longest-running industry…

New Operations Centre in St Helens

We are excited to reveal that our new £10 million operations centre in St Helens is set to be completed late September, with a transition from our current Bolton operation completed early 2020.   The 20-acre development, based near St Helens, will provide workshop and refurbishment facilities, secure storage, vehicle inspection, a logistics management base…

SMH successfully retain ISO27001 accreditation

We are thrilled to announce that SMH has successfully retained its ISO 27001 accreditation.   Since first becoming ISO 27001:2013 accredited in 2015, SMH has continued to evolve and improve its security management processes in response to emerging business needs and the changing security landscape.   The ISO 27001 accreditation is an integral part of our…

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