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Lex Autolease wins Compass Group's sector supplier award

Lex Autolease has been named Sector Supplier of the Year 2015 by customer Compass Group in its annual awards ceremony.

Foodservice and support services organisation Compass has worked with Lex Autolease since 2004.

Lex Autolease became their sole supplier in 2008 and currently manage its fleet of 1,600 company cars and light commercial vehicles. 

A key factor in the team’s win was a strategic project run by Lex Autolease in partnership with, ESS, a division of Compass Group looking after defence, government and offshore contracts. The project focused on LCV choice and bespoke mobilisation processes to improve lead times, the flexible provision of vehicles and to reduce costs. 

As a result, the Lex Autolease team developed bespoke daily rental and fuel card processes to ensure optimum productivity when delivering vehicles and personalised vehicle selection to reduce vehicle lead times and costs. 

Compass Group UK receive a fully outsourced transport solution from Lex Autolease, including services such as maintenance, accident management and driver training. 

Andy Barrell, customer relationship director at Lex Autolease, said: “Winning the Sector Supplier of the Year 2015 award is testament to the strength of the relationship we have with Compass Group, and the dedication of our team to working with the business to develop bespoke fleet solutions that suit its needs.   

“For over a decade we have been committed to continually improve the service and fleet products we provide across the Group, and we are proud that this has been recognised.” 

Robert Hunter, strategic sourcing manager at Compass Group UK said: “We have been consistently impressed with Lex Autolease’s ability to tailor solutions to meet not only our needs, but the needs of our customers. We look forward to continuing to build relationships with new clients with the team’s support.” 


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