MT. LAUREL, NJ – Automotive Resources International (ARI), a global fleet solutions provider specializing in complex car and truck fleets, announced the opening of two new European offices: Brussels, Belgium and Zurich, Switzerland, during the Global Fleet Services Directors Meeting.

ARI clients and companies working with other GFS partners will now have additional resources for European supplier relations. Project support will include customizable templates for pan-European RFIs, RFPs and tenders, consulting projects such as carbon footprint analysis, make/model comparisons by country, right-sizing analysis and policy development. ARI's Web-based fleet management system, ARI insights will integrate data from all European suppliers and produce the industry's only true global reporting.

"In recent years, global fleets' needs for consulting support and specialized global projects have grown significantly," commented ARI executive vice president and COO, Carl Ortell. "ARI's expansion will position all GFS partners to provide greater support through a growing team of global fleet management experts."

Ortell also serves as president and chairman of the board for Global Fleet Services. Other GFS partners include ORIX from Asia and Australia, EQSTRA Fleet Management from Africa, Renting from South America and Johnson & Perrott Fleet from Ireland.

The Brussels operation is a relocation of ARI's first European office which opened in Liege, Belgium in 2000.


About ARI

ARI, a subsidiary of Holman Enterprises, based in Mt. Laurel, N.J., is 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.

Originally posted on Automotive Fleet