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Avis group takes over Scotland based van hire firm ACL

ACL HireThe UK arm of the Avis Budget Group has confirmed the takeover of van rental suppler ACL Hire in Scotland. West Lothian based ACL offers a full collection of vans and trucks in Scotland and other UK locations.

ACL Hire is family operated and was set up by James Harris and William Harris. The acquisition will see the pair and all their employees join Avis Budget. The outcome of this is that there will be a seamless transition of ACL’s highly acclaimed services over to Avis.

Announcing the new phase in the evolution of ACL, James Harris explained all at the firm were delighted with the forthcoming collaboration. He carried on by saying customers would be provided with the same bespoke service as they had during the previous seven years.

Mr Harris finished off by saying the investment Avis Budget would inject into ACL would allow the company to expand and embrace the future with open arms. Avis Budget UK MD Nina Bell was just as enthusiastic about the new collaboration and said it would be a huge boon for customers.

She elucidated with the comment ACL would bring a significant increase in the number of commercial vehicles to Avis Budget’s UK operations. As a postscript, Ms Bell stated customers of both companies in the partnership would benefit from a larger choice of vans and trucks and enhanced location availability.

The ACL fleet includes Ford Transit Luton vans, Transit minibuses in different sizes, Mercedes LWB Sprinters and crew cab tipper-trucks. ACL featured in the GO Best Service Awards this year and has previously scooped the top ranking in the Scotland Excel Framework.



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