Twenty year pathfinder contract announced.(Technology and Innovation)

AssetCo has recently announced it has signed a 20 year contract with Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue Services for the provision, fleet management, maintenance and life cycle replacement of their fleet of mission critical appliances, response and support vehicles and full range of operational equipment.

The contract is yet another major success for AssetCo, being the first PPP contract for the provision of total managed services for vehicles and operational equipment to a rural shire fire service. It also meets the national procurement strategy for a fully managed service.

The contract with AssetCo is anticipated to deliver considerable service enhancements and gain-share opportunities throughout the 20-year period.

There will be a significant early life investment in new vehicles, including 18 new fire appliances in the first year and additional support vehicles such as technical rescue units, co-responder vehicles and community fire safety vehicles. …

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