Sunbelt Rentals secures three-year Atkins contract

SUNBELT Rentals has announced it has secured a new three-year contract with design, engineering and project management consultants Atkins.

Following a tender process, the company was confirmed as Atkins’ new strategic supplier. The deal is worth up to £1 million per annum for three-years with an option to extend for a further two years.

Under the agreement, Sunbelt Rentals will supply plant, tools and equipment including safety and communications, survey, lifting and welfare at Akins’ projects across Scotland and England.

Sunbelt Rentals said it has invested £300 million in the last three years in new assets and specialist acquisitions.

Atkins procurement director Nigel Hempsall said, “Atkins decision to partner with Sunbelt Rentals was based on a number of factors. The depth and breadth of their service offering was formidable, whilst their understanding of how they could support the business in improving our health and safety performance was exceptional. Overall Sunbelt Rentals is going to help us to improve our on-site efficiency by introducing new technology and innovations. I’m looking forward to working with them to deliver these joint objectives.”

Tom Welland, Sunbelt Rentals business development director added, “Atkins is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies and we’re thrilled to be able to support them on achieving their objectives over the next three-years. We will be supporting Atkins’ facilities and rail infrastructure divisions and supplying a broad range of products and services that will help them to improve their efficiency.”