About DG

 

History

DG Private Hire has been trading for over 35 years and is one of the most established companies in the East Midlands, run as a family business our growth from 12 to over 450 vehicles prides its self on customer care and reliability.

Having started the company from a porter cabin on a garage forecourt the late Mr Don Greenwood (DG)  and Mr Lance Hun moved the business to offices in the local area of Sherwood were we remained for over 30 years. Passing on the family run business, Mr Eric Atkinson further developed the company to become one of Nottingham’s leading firms before retiring and the Javaid family made the acquisition of DG Cars in 2001. For the last 10 years Amjid Javaid together with his brothers and son have invested in the company and seen the fleet grow to its present day size. In 2009 the main core of the business moved to its present day premises in Colwick and a purposed designed call centre accommodating over 70 full and part-time staff was opened while keeping offices in Sherwood and the City Centre of Nottingham, formally the Fon a Car company which was purchased in 2008. The management team including Mr Ian Pole, who started with the company in 1983 have over 80 years experience delivering customer service, backed by their valued call centre team we offer the highest level of service whether a premier account customer or an everyday user. 

The company also prides itself on environmental issues having just been awarded the ISO 14001 adding to the SIO 9001 which was achieved 2 years ago. As a company we will continue to focus on the Carbon issues and target further reductions by another 20% in 2015.

Since Amjid and family took over the business sponsorship within the local community has seen the company name supporting various causes including NHS and Cancer Research, local cricket league (Nottingham Alliance) and major sponsor of the Nottingham Racecourse. Other donations have been made to various charities.  

Reliability and customer care as seen the company develop into Nottingham’s largest and newest fleet using the most advanced booking and dispatch technology. Our future aim will be continued investment in training, technology, expansion and more importantly service to our valued customers.