UK Fleet management company CLM has won a new
contract to operate the fleet for safety equipment company
Buckinghamshire-based CLM will take over
management of Hull-based Arco’s fleet of 296 cars and 36 vans and
will be responsible for future fleet acquisitions.
CLM won the contract after a lengthy tender
The deal for an undisclosed amount was struck
to help Arco reduce the cost of their fleet while increasing the
level of service, said Arco’s indirect services manager Jimmy
He said Arco looked at 11 prospective
suppliers in the fleet market, both industry leaders and smaller
organisations, comparing their price and diversity of services.
CLM uses a panel of preferred leasing
suppliers to find the most competitive monthly rentals for clients.
The company said previous experience has shown acquisition cost
savings of eight -10 percent can be achieved by using the
Management of the current fleet will include
negotiating extensions on out of contract cars and controlling
charges from the previous supplier for fair wear and tear, tyres
and service, repair and maintenance costs.
CLM will also provide accident management,
invoice management and payment for all new cars added to the Arco