SYNETIQ, an IAA company and the UK’s leading vehicle salvage, dismantling and recycling company, is delighted to announce it has achieved the industry-wide recognised Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme (FORS) accreditation for one of its largest operational sites. The bronze accreditation at the business’ Winsford site demonstrates its dedication to putting safety first across all of its operations.
FORS is a voluntary accreditation scheme for any business operating a vehicle on public highways, including heavy goods vehicles and vans. Recognising efficient and safe vehicle operators, the new accreditation demonstrates SYNETIQ’s commitment to operating to the highest standards in terms of safety, efficiency and environmental protection.
Mike Griffiths, Head of Transport at SYNETIQ said: “We’re thrilled to have achieved this accreditation. The training and subsequent certification at our Winsford site has driven more efficiencies across our fleet operations, and it’s another demonstration of our commitment to continual improvement for our customers and clients. Working to the FORS standard helps us to ensure we have explored every possible way to lower our emissions and reduce our fleet’s carbon footprint.”
To become FORS accredited, the business undertook a combination of site-based audits and theory learning, documenting that it adheres to the very highest safety standards, carries out comprehensive risk assessments, records any incidents and carries out extensive driver safety training programs.
SYNETIQ Ltd., the UK-based business unit of IAA Holdings, LLC (IAA), an RB Global, Inc. company, is the leading integrated salvage, dismantling and vehicle recycling company in the UK, formed to become the most innovative and trusted business in the industry. An integrated, data-driven and innovative business, SYNETIQ has led the way in raising industry standards and continually innovates ways of working to deliver great value, ensure complete compliance and a provide a positive experience. SYNETIQ is proud to have major household names in its portfolio, including insurers, accident management companies, fleets, police forces, logistics companies, vehicle repair body shops, and remanufacturers. With cutting-edge data and software solutions, multiple sites, a specialist vehicle recovery fleet and over 800 dedicated UK-based employees, customers and clients trust SYNETIQ to create bespoke solutions to deliver the maximum benefit for their business. For more information about SYNETIQ visit SYNETIQ.co.uk.
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