WHAT DO WE SUPPLY? Supply of all workwear and Corporate workwear to Northgate
The most progressive national van rental company in the UK. The business was founded in Darlington in 1981 and over the course of 35 years it grew by acquiring local van rental companies across the UK. It now has a growing network of more than 70 branches from Aberdeen in the north of Scotland down to Plymouth on the south coast of England. The Northgate vehicle fleet is made up of LCVs from the UK’s leading manufacturers including Mercedes-Benz, Ford, VW, and Peugeot. The majority of the branches have their own workshops and dedicated branch teams focused on delivering the very best levels of customer service. The total staff numbers are in excess of 2000.
Northgate required a supplier who was able to manage the supply of workwear to multiple locations across the UK, ensuring that the different needs of front-of-office staff, drivers, and workshop staff were provided for in a way that distinctively promoted the Northgate brand.
Hazchem has been contracted to supply Northgate with corporate uniform, workwear, and PPE since 2010. The original Hazchem solution provided a very corporate “Air Hostess” style uniform for the customer-facing office staff, which included branded neck-ties and scarfs. This was managed effectively through our Hazchem Lynx intelligent order management system. In 2014 Northgate wanted to move to a slightly less formal bespoke solution so we worked with them to develop a range of bespoke workwear in the distinctive Northgate green and black, which was issued throughout the business from the autumn of 2015.