US commercial fleet management company, Ryder, has appointed Nick Allera as its new Head of Area Sales – UK.
In this position, Allera will report to John Murray, Ryder’s Sales and Marketing Director, and will lead Ryder’s Area Sales Management Team covering the UK.
Allera brings to the role 27 years of experience in commercial vehicle operations, contract management, customer care, and sales. Prior to his promotion, Allera was National Customer Operations Manager for Ryder.
“I’m very excited to be taking up this new position at Ryder,” said Allera.
“My focus will be on ensuring we continue to retain and build business with our current customers by providing the best possible support and service to them. At the same time, I will be focusing on leveraging the strengths of the Ryder offer to build further new business across our UK operations.
“As a leading provider of commercial vehicle and trailer rental, leasing, and maintenance solutions, Ryder has tremendous strength in depth and expertise. At the same time, Ryder’s extensive UK network allows us to provide great service and support at a local level.
“We know that vehicle uptime, health and safety, efficiency, flexibility, compliance, and peak rental coverage are all key priorities for customers, and I look forward to ensuring our existing, and new, customers benefit from Ryder’s great strengths in these areas,” he said.
“I’m delighted to promote Nick to this key position leading our Area Sales activities,” said Ryder Sales and Marketing Director, John Murray.
“Our customers, and our sales staff, will benefit tremendously from Nick’s many years of experience in commercial vehicle operations and sales.
“In his new role, I’m confident that Nick will play a key role supporting our customers with the innovative solutions and back-up that they need to succeed in their industries,” he said.
Ryder recently appointed a new Director of Engineering – UK.