About Us

Here at Ransome Fleet Solutions we pride ourselves in being a very successful family run company with over 35 years experience working in the Commercial Vehicle Sector.  The company was started back in 1981 by Graham & Margret Ransome and has grown over the years into a One-Stop-Shop, and a well respected name in the Commercial Vehicle Industry.

We aim to meet the expectation and requirement needs of our customers whether a large PLC or a Single Vehicle Operator. Part of the success of Ransome Fleet Solutions is our ability to react to the ever changing market place ensuring we stay up to date with current Vehicle & Ancillary Technologies.

We as a company invest heavily in training, technology and most of all invest in good people with a wealth of experience to help move our business ever forward. With Leigh Westlake (Managing Director) and Samuel Ransome (Director) at the helm together with a team of experienced managers and technicians the company has grown from strength to strength, not only breaking into new areas of business, but also expanding to support products on a National basis.

Across all our departments we believe in 6 simple core values which drive us to provide a better service to all our customers.

Time invested to understanding our customers needs

By listening fully to our customers requirements we can provide better and more effective solutions.

Highly skilled designers and engineers

Through investment in the right training programmes and knowledge development, we can provide our customers with greater levels of expertise and design/engineering skill.

Attention to detail

High levels of attention to detail means we can eliminate the small oversights which cost companies time and money.


With shared knowledge and support across our team we can perform better.

Strong aftersales support

Our work never stops with a sale. The true test of our quality is the support we offer clients over the lifetime of our products and services.

Quality assurance

Our work is supported by the highest industry standards and on going training given to all our staff and engineers to keep our knowledge up to date and current in the Industries in which we work.

Our Customers

We offer support to all our customers, from single operators to some of the largest companies in the UK. Our flexibility allows us to provide the right level of support to our customers – regardless of their demands. From a single new equipment installation or bodyshop repair to full fleet installations and 24/365 support, we believe that you will not find a better company to support your activities. A claim which is supported by our award in 2011 of CoachMarque perferred supplier status.

Here are a selection of names which trust Ransome Fleet Solutions to deliver and support their products:

  • Arriva, Caetano UK , Carrier Transicold, CoachMarque members
  • Dawson Group, Dhollandia, Eberspacher, Sutrak, First Group, Heavac
  • Hidrel Gobel, Motability, Moseley Group, Musgrave, National Express
  • Ratcliff Palfinger, Ricon, Ryder, Tesco, Volvo, Yutong, Pelican Engineering Ltd
  • TTC, TruckMinder, 2 Digital, VWS, Strongs Plastics, Plastisol


Our Environmental Commitments

We are proud to support a large number of Public Limited Companies who insist on the highest environmental standards from their suppliers. Through a continual audit process of our environmental practices we constantly monitor our environmental impact to make practical improvements in our performance. This process means that Ransome Fleet Solutions often exceeds the environmental standards expected from our customers.

We are also audited by the OEM manufacturers we support to ensure that we have the correct environmental processes in place for their equipment and comply with all relevant European legislation.

As we grow, our commitment to green practices will continue to grow with us. Reducing our own environmental impact and ensuring we provide the very best support to the commitments of our customers.

Always Moving Forward

As well as driving forward our support network, we continue to invest in the latest training and equipment for all our engineers so they can offer the right level of support whenever and wherever it is needed. This includes our workshop at Easter Park, Colchester where we can provide high quality repairs and cost-effective installation of new equipment into any vehicle.

We are also proud to be an approved installer of Motability equipment, and can carry out new Motability installations and repairs at our own workshops or at any customer’s workshop location.