Global to accelerate the World Athletics Indoor Championships to Greenest Games ever as the Official Vehicle Supplier.

22nd January 2024

Global, the highly renowned Leeds-based leading corporate mobility and fleet management provider, are delighted to announce their involvement with the World Athletics Indoor Championships which take place in Glasgow in March next year. Global will be teaming up with World Athletics to provide a vehicle fleet to meet the exacting automotive needs of this world-class event.

From their headquarters in Leeds, Global will be providing a range of premium, high specification zero emission capable vehicles for the official duties, taking up the vital role of athlete official transport.

In addition to the vehicles, Global’s logo will be featured prominently on the side of the vehicles and alongside games at the Emirates Arena. By supporting the event, Global continues to strengthen its active involvement in elite sports and showcase its focus on decarbonising the UK vehicle parc by eliminating tailpipe emissions with the transition to electric fleets for its corporate customers.

In addition to exhibiting Global’s unparalleled ability to offer an elite service on demand at world-class events, the World Championships aligns perfectly with Global’s ethos as a business; leading expertise, impressive scale and unprecedented commitment to deliver which is ultimately driven by passion and performance.

The 17 premium vehicles provided by Global will consist of the very latest models with cutting edge technologies to maximise efficiency without compromising on vehicle dynamics and responsiveness.

Stephen Chater, Commercial Director at Global said: “We’re really proud to have been selected as Official Vehicle Supplier for the World Athletics Indoor Championships in Glasgow.”

“The World Athletics Indoor Championships have really exacting requirements; event success depends on us fulfilling their specific requirements and providing the support that underpins the event. It’s the perfect opportunity for us to put our fleet management capabilities on display and to demonstrate the breadth and depth of the products and services which we offer to our customers, both regionally and nationally, throughout the UK.”

“We feel privileged not just to have been selected to deliver for the World Athletics Indoor Championships but to be a part of making this the greenest Games ever staged. This is exciting for our business as well as expanding our commitment to supporting elite sports professionals and events.”

“We bring the same commitment to our vital role in delivering the support that underpins this great event as we do every day to our customers that depend on our fleet management capability to support them running their business”



IWC24 said “The world will be turning its focus on Glasgow for three days of the very best competitive athletics, with the greatest athletes from around the globe performing in March next year. Delivering a world-class event and the greatest championships is a tremendous challenge and therefore having the very best partners is critical to not only delivering a memorable event but to leave a lasting legacy on the host nation.”

“Global have demonstrated their specialist capability in vehicle supply and fleet management at top sporting events along with a key focus on sustainability and therefore make an ideal supplier for the World Athletics Indoor Championships in Glasgow24.

“The support vehicles are often the unsung heroes, without the vehicles, the show cannot go on.”

The partnership with Global has been secured by The Winning Tape Consultancy, the commercial agency appointed by the UK Athletics and Glasgow Life for the World Athletics Indoor Championships.