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04.09.2014

RENAULT IS MASTER OF ALL TRADES WITH DIRECT ONLINE SERVICES

"With our other vehicles we typically get 800-900 kilos but with the Renault Master we’re getting over 1,240 kilos which is obviously great news for our business."

Direct Online Services Ltd (DOS), specialists in solid wood kitchen furniture, is taking delivery of 6 Renault Master vans following a successful trial that started in January this year. The Renault Master 125.35 P-Cab Loloaders are supplied by Renault Trucks South West and are additions to DOS’ 14-strong Iveco and Ford fleet.

The trial vehicle’s performance including fuel economy, load area, weight carrying capacity and the relationship with Renault Trucks South West were the key factors in purchasing the vehicles.

The Renault Masters will be used for multi-drop deliveries across the UK to business users and kitchen fitters, as well as for home delivery.  Commenting on the decision to bring the new Renault Masters on to the fleet , Logistics and Operations Director, Phil Allright said, “We’ve been really impressed by our first Renault Master and in particular the size of the load area and weight carrying capacity. With our other vehicles we typically get 800-900 kilos but with the Renault Master we’re getting over 1,240 kilos which is obviously great news for our business. We are also currently saving money on running costs of around 7% so we are clearly keen to bring more of these vehicles on to our fleet.”

Phil continued: “The driver absolutely loves the vehicle and says it’s the best he’s ever driven. We’ve also been impressed by the size and build quality, including the metal and alloy material which is excellent. On top of all that Chris Lewis at Renault Trucks South West has been brilliant, he really does go the extra mile for us.”

Chris Lewis, Renault Trucks South West said, “I’m delighted to hear that Direct Online Services has been so happy with their first vehicle and that they have been saving money on running costs which is so crucial to running a profitable business. It’s also great to hear that they have been so impressed that they are extending the number of Renault Masters to 7 in total, with a striking livery that looks great on the road.”

Direct Online Services Ltd, based in Gloucester, was established in 2008 by father and son Martyn and Will Rees.  It is the limited company behind a range of well-known kitchen furniture brands including Worktop Express®, Solid Wood Kitchen Cabinets, WEX Trade, deTerra, and Joseph & Kingsley.  Direct Online Services Ltd is a multi-channel retailer, servicing customers through a portfolio of e-commerce websites, dedicated sales phone-lines, and showrooms.

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