FORS Gold accreditation secured for a another year!
Keyline Civils Specialist, as part of Travis Perkins Plc has successfully achieved accreditation for FORS Gold status by the ‘Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme’, the highest grade achievable for under the scheme. With another year of FORS Gold accreditation the company goes from strength to strength in its commitment to continual improvement of its fleet and its safety.
FORS Gold is only awarded to an elite group of operators that demonstrate exemplary levels of safety, efficiency and environmental awareness. The accreditation recognises the company's approach to progressively drive efficiencies, minimising the fleet’s environmental impact with more efficient vehicles that deliver lower carbon emissions.
Karl Wilshaw Head of Fleet commented "This is a fantastic achievement for the Keyline business and through the accreditation process I was immensely proud to reflect on the achievements we had recorded over the areas including fuel efficiency, emissions, social responsibility and general road risk management. The majority of these areas have been sustained through our drivers engagement in our company's core values of Keeping People Safe, all supported through a fully engaged branch network team in a commitment to improve year on year to those values the FORS Gold standard requires".
FORS Gold accreditation provides an assurance of best practice for Keyline customers, who are the only civil fulfilment partner to achieve such a status. With customers being able to benefit from the positive impact on their own safety and sustainability targets and goals through Keyline’s commitment to continually improve their fleet in a number of ways, from the bespoke fleet of site safe civils specific vehicles - ensuring safer and smoother deliveries, to dealing with a company that engages directly with the transport industry sector on transport legislations, standards and safety.
Keyline’s approach to the safety and continual improvement of its fleet is just part of its success, with its team of highly trained professional drivers at the heart of its success. All drivers complete the training required to achieve the standard, however Keyline’s industry leading training, including VR training, and Drivers Incentive scheme supports the achievement of significant reductions in both fuel consumption and collisions. The company’s drivers are key to the achievement and fully involved in the continual improvement of the fleet - resulting in professional drivers that are fully invested in the fleet's safety and ongoing development.
Formed in 1988, Keyline Civils Specialist is the UK's number one supplier of specialist civils and drainage solutions. With over fifty branches nationwide, the products that Keyline supplies are everywhere, in everything built around us - both underfoot and underground - from mini-roundabouts and megastructures, housing estates and football stadiums, road construction and flood defence, energy, water and data supply. Part of Travis Perkins Plc which is made up of over 20 businesses spanning trade, home improvement and the DIY markets, the Travis Perkins group distributes building materials through a national branch and store network of over 2000 locations and employs over 30,000 colleagues.
Achieving FORS Gold accreditation for another year recognises how Keyline continually strives to excel its fleets safety, environmental and training standards with more efficient vehicles, a safer, smarter and greener fleet, professional and fully trained drivers and continually development of its fleet for the safety and satisfaction of its customers and its communities.