ARI(R) and Other GFS(R) Partners to Conduct Global Fleet Conference in Barcelona
Automotive Resources International (ARI), a leading global fleet solutions provider specializing in complex car and truck fleets, announced its second Global Fleet Services (GFS) Global Fleet Conference to be held in Barcelona, Spain, Wednesday, September 30, 2009.
Fleet experts from around the world will present regional overviews. Attendees will learn about best practices for managing global fleets, participate in round table discussions and network with fleet colleagues.
Other participating fleet companies include ORIX from Asia and Australia, EQSTRA from Africa, Renting and Total Fleet from South America and Johnson & Perrott Fleet from Ireland.
"Our objective for this second GFS global conference is to provide an informal, informative environment for attendees to gain a better understanding of the challenges faced by fleet management professionals around the world," commented Carl Ortell, ARI executive vice president and COO and GFS chairman.
Founded in 1994, Global Fleet Services is an alliance of premier fleet leasing companies that are recognized as the top tier market leaders in their respective regions. The alliance has been developed on the concept of members combining their strengths to best serve international companies with global fleet needs. GFS enables businesses to develop global strategic initiatives through benchmarking and identification of global fleet synergies as well as cost savings opportunities.
ARI(TM), a subsidiary of Holman Enterprises, based in Mt. Laurel, N.J., is an industry leader and the largest privately held fleet leasing and management company in the world. As a single-source fleet management leader, ARI customizes innovative solutions that streamline fleet operations, help lower the cost of fleet ownership and create long-term value for customers. Today, with a workforce numbering more than 1,200 and offices throughout the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Puerto Rico and Europe, the company manages more than 2,000 outsourced fleets (over 650,000 autos and trucks) in North America and, combined with its strategic partners, more than 1.5 million fleet vehicles globally.