Arval signs new three year contract with Manheim
10 May 2012
Arval UK, a leading vehicle leasing and fleet management company, has extended its relationship with Manheim for the remarketing of its vehicles for a further three years. Arval cars will be remarketed during weekly sales at Bristol, Bruntingthorpe and Leeds while commercial vehicles will be auctioned every two weeks at Colchester, Gloucester and Haydock.
Manheim will continue to provide a range of remarketing services to Arval including logistics, inspections, reconditioning, in-life movements, physical auctions and Simulcast. The car auctions at Bristol, Bruntingthorpe and Leeds will be on Tuesday, Wednesday and Monday respectively while the commercial vehicle auctions at Haydock, Colchester and Gloucester will be on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.
Nick Saunders, Head of Remarketing at Arval said: "Manheim has worked well with us for many years because at the heart of its proposition is a remarketing solution focused on maximising the values of Arval vehicles through an effective national sales programme, whilst prioritising the support of Arval Motor Trade.
It is clear that Manheim's service provision has been designed with the objective of maximising Arval's control of the remarketing process, whilst minimising any administrative and operational burden. This focus on service efficiency will support the continuous development of a diversified remarketing strategy in the most cost and time effective manner."
Dave Parry, Fleet Sales Director, Manheim Remarketing added: "We are delighted to have the opportunity to further develop our relationship with Arval for another three years. The contract extension clearly supports Arval's confidence in Manheim to deliver all of its requirements and commitment to drive enhancements in the short, medium and long term. A principle benefit of our long relationship with Arval is the experience gained by our people - each area of our business has an extensive understanding of Arval's objectives and processes. Our new contract with Arval builds on and reinforces this significant foundation, bringing all of this experience to bear to deliver a best in class service."