Rekeep S.p.A. announces that its subsidiary Rekeep has won the European tender called by SNCF – Société Nationale des Chemins de fer Français, the national company of the French railways, concerning the supply of soft facility management services on the lines of the Montrouge sector, an area that it extends from the Montparnasse district of Paris to the south-east.
The contract, which has a five-year duration, with the possibility of renewal for a further 15 months, and effective from 1 May 2018, has a total value of approximately 20 million euro.
The order is strategic for MFM as it is the first foreign tender to be awarded to the Group, in line with the strategic growth and development path at the international level scheduled for the coming years.
Furthermore, the Contract is a further demonstration of MFM’s high skills in the management of cleaning services in the railway sector, in which the Group operates in Italy for NTV – Nuovo Trasporto Viaggiatori, providing cleaning services on all trains of the fleet, in waiting rooms and in offices at the station, both for Trenitalia, the leading Italian company for the management of passenger rail transport, as regards regional transport in some areas of our country and the accompanying and assistance service on board for night train passengers.
Rekeep, 100% controlled by Rekeep through, is the Group company dedicated to the development of activities in France.
SNCF is the French state-owned company in charge of the commercial exploitation of rail transport services, passengers and goods and the exploitation and maintenance of the national railway network. The company manages about 32,000 km of lines, of which 1,500 km at high speed and 14,500 km of electricity, where a total of 14,000 trains transit a day.
Giuliano Di Bernardo, Chairman and CEO of Manutencoop Facility Management SpA, commented: “We are very satisfied with this result which is an important international recognition of our know-how in a market particularly attractive for the MFM Group like France and with a player of primary standing such as SNCF, which recognized a value superior to the quality of our offer compared to the proposals received from the most important international players. Furthermore, the contract is even more relevant in light of the fact that, in the recent history of SCNF, it is the first time that the company has entrusted the management of cleaning services to a non-local group “.