STOKE-ON-TRENT, England—Michelin Solutions' United Kingdom team will be leading the fleet management operations of the tire maker's north European operations in addition to its existing responsibilities, the French group announced Jan. 20.
Commercial director Paul Davey and sales manager Richard Dale will offer functional support for fleet management in Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden, in addition to their current roles within the U.K. and Ireland.
"Michelin Solutions has been winning solid business in the Nordic countries by demonstrating the benefits our Effitires and Effitrailer solutions bring to local fleets," said Davey, who is now Michelin solutions commercial director North Europe.
The U.K. and Nordic teams, he added, will now be working much more closely together to further strengthen the business.
According to Davey, the U.K. team currently manages "some of the biggest" tire contracts Michelin solutions in Europe.
Michelin Solutions offers tire management services to fleets. This includes expertise in trailer telematics, through Effitrailer, which tracks each asset's mileage, location, periods of abnormal downtime in addition to other parameters such as load on tire and pressure.