Please Credit Picture:Keith TaylorSimon Bailes Peugeot has announced a new fleet contract with IT and communications solutions provider Advantex UK.

The North East based firm is taking delivery of eight Peugeot Boxer vans from Simon Bailes’ Stockton dealership to help facilitate the company’s UK expansion plans.

Simon Bailes Peugeot has worked with Advantex for more than three years, Advantex has implemented and supported the company’s IT, Networking, Wireless, Data Connection and Telecoms, providing a helpdesk with onsite proactive support for all sites.

Advantex Network Solutions employs over 60 people and has built a £5 million turnover on the back of new business and organic growth with clients such as GE Oil & Gas, Rockliffe Hall, Hitachi Rail and Caterpillar Articulated Trucks.

Simon Bailes said: “We are delighted to see the continued expansion of Advantex UK, and to be able to provide it with its new fleet of service vehicles.

“It is always a pleasure to be able to work in partnership with other growing local businesses, especially those like Advantex UK, which has such a prestigious client book.

“The Peugeot range is an excellent choice for Advantex UK and will amply meet its needs. We will continue to provide the company with a full aftersales support. This will ensure that the vehicles keep moving and Advantex UK is able to deliver a high level of service for its clients.”

David O’Connell, Operations and Finance Director of Advantex, said: “It’s an exciting time at Advantex UK, expanding the business into new territory and across new services.

“We have been delighted by the service we have received from Simon Bailes in meeting the company’s transport needs to accommodate our expansion.”