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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.

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 open late September.   The 20-acre development, based near St Helens, will provide 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…

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…

Driving charity fundraising and community support

Many of our customers, suppliers and other partners may not be aware of our ongoing commitment to helping other people. Yet here at SMH, charity and local community support is a significant part of our culture, vision and values. In 2018, SMH donated an impressive £21,500 to UK charities through a variety of fundraising activities.…

CD Auction Group Merger

CD Auction Group, one of the UK’s leading vehicle auction companies has been acquired by Arctos Holdings, owners of SMH Fleet Solutions and Hudson Kapel. Based in Corby, CD Auction Ltd has been at the forefront of vehicle re-marketing for over 25 years, offering customers a swift route to market with high levels of customer…

Gender Pay Gap Report 2018

Introduction to our Gender Pay Gap We as an employer are required by law to carry out Gender Pay Reporting under the Equality Act 2010 (Gender Pay Gap Information) Regulations 2017. This involves carrying out six calculations that show the difference between the average earnings of men and women in our organisation; it does not…

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