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Fleet News Europe Congress 2002

The Fleet News Europe Congress 2002 took place at the Hotel Princesa Sofia Inter-Continental, Barcelona, on March 12-13 providing an unprecedented forum for learning and idea sharing on the most important issues facing leasing, rental and fleet companies.

If you were unable to attend, but want a sample of the information shared with the delegates – or were there and want a reminder of the programme content - FleetNewsEurope.com has available most of the presentations made over the two days.

Below is a list of the Powerpoint presentations we have available. If you would like any of these, please email jeremy.bennett@emap.com giving the name of the speaker whose presentation you want. We will email it to you.

Presentations available (including file size):
We will try to bring you the missing presentations in the next couple of days. Unfortunately, Ford will not be making available the presentation made by Kathryn Lees, director of telematics, Ford of Europe, on March 12.

March 12

  • Block exemption and its impact on European fleet and rental business. John Wormald – Autopolis (281Kb)

  • Options facing car manufacturers and importers in the new European distribution environment. How will they affect fleet customers? Leonardo Buzzavo, International Car Distribution Programme.(236Kb)

  • Economic downturn and implications for the fleet industry. How are pan-European fleets going to cope with downturn? Michael Wiedokal, PricewaterhouseCoopers (626Kb)

  • European car pricing and implications for the fleet industry. Rick Yarrow, managing director, Automotive Directions, Eurocarprice.com (774Kb)

  • Residual values – are they a matter of fortune or of good management? Petra Bavoux, EurotaxGlass's Holding AG (397Kb)

  • New car sales by owner demographics. Dirk Schlage, manager, Fleet Market – Marketing Segments (126Kb)

  • Th!nk's goals and the future of the electric vehicle market in the fleet sector. How can we develop sustainable mobility and what are the current trends in mobility?
    Per Bjorneman, vice president, marketing, sales and service, Th!nk (2.97Mb)

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    March 13

  • European fleet management. Petra Kerp, CEO, Alphabet Europe (390Kb)

  • DHL's radical sourcing programme of supplier consolidation. Peter L. O'Brien, global strategic cost director, DHL Worldwide Network NV-SA and David Brennan, AT Kearney (1.4Mb)

  • Is there a future for 'fleet management' in Europe? Vincent Rupied, CEO, ARVAL PHH, Spain (194Kb)

  • European leasing, the balance sheet treatment of leasing, changes to pan-European accounting and future strategies. John Williamson, PricewaterhouseCoopers (1.66Mb)

  • Fleet management in Eastern European markets. Market overview, customers, competitors, product offering, legislation for operational and financial leasing, risks and opportunities, analysis of the emerging Polish market. Tony Elliott, DaimlerChrysler Services Fleet Management (552Kb)

  • Short term rental operations. David Willsher, Fleet News Europe contributor and daily rental consultant (66Kb)

  • The changing world of business travel. Betty Low, editor, Business Travel World (128Kb)

  • Expanding the market and delivering value. How value is at the heart of the Easyrentacar business strategy. Andrew Fitzmaurice, Easyrentacar chief executive officer. (5.08Mb)

    Full coverage of the 2002 Fleet News Europe Congress will be published in the March issue of Fleet News Europe.

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