London: Oct. 30th at a ceremony held earlier today, as part of The GreenRoad Experience at the Rockingham Raceway in Northamptonshire, Information Management Company Iron Mountain was awarded a Prince Michael International Road Safety Award in recognition of its achievements in minimizing the risk of road collisions. Prince Michael International Road Safety Awards are presented to companies or organizations in recognition of their outstanding contribution to improving road safety. The award endorses the excellent work and commitment that Iron Mountain’s transport operation has made to minimizing road risk for Iron Mountain staff and other road users.
Iron Mountain has a fleet of 360 in the UK and Ireland. To improve road safety, all Iron Mountain drivers in the UK & Ireland have received training in defensive driving skills. Iron Mountain vehicles are fitted with the GreenRoad Driver Behavior System to further enhance defensive driving techniques and road safety.
Collecting the Prince Michael Road Safety Award, Rory Morgan, National Logistics Manager for Iron Mountain in the UK and Ireland, said “Iron Mountain’s fleet has come a long way since we first embarked on a risk-reduction programme. Working closely with our fleet insurers, industry experts and our suppliers, we have significantly reduced Iron Mountain’s road incidents by over 71% Early successes were significant but we didn’t stop there. Over the past four years, we have strived to attain operational excellence and minimize the possibility of incidents through best practice and training. We are immensely proud that the effort s of our team has been recognized with this prestigious award.”
The award comes on the back of recognition for Iron Mountain’s road safety and fuel reduction initiatives from GreenFleet for National Fleet of the Year for fuel economy and initiatives in 2010 and 2011, Fleet News for Fleet of the Year for driver training in 2011, Brake for company driver safety in 2011, the Fleet Van Small Private Sector Award for road safety and, earlier this year, Brake’s Safer Vehicles 2012 Award for safety initiatives and successes.
About Iron Mountain
Iron Mountain provides information management services that help organizations lower the costs, risks and inefficiencies of managing their physical and digital data. The Company’s solutions enable customers to protect and better use their information—regardless of its format, location or lifecycle stage—so they can optimize their business and ensure proper recovery, compliance and discovery. Founded in 1951, Iron Mountain manages billions of information assets, including business records, electronic files, medical data and more for organizations around the world. Visit www.ironmountain.co.uk for more information.
GreenRoad provides a single, comprehensive telematics solution to both change driver behavior and manage fleet performance and efficiency. Its solution engages drivers directly for meaningful, lasting behavior change. At the same time, fleet tracking, mapping and reporting help fleets optimize their daily and strategic operations. To GreenRoad customers this means increased safety and customer satisfaction and reduced operating costs for a clear competitive advantage.
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