LeasePlan has announced a series of awards to recognise exceptional service at its annual supplier conference.
The theme of the day was ‘stand out and stay ahead’ – designed to showcase the wide variety of support work provided by LeasePlan’s suppliers and to ensure these suppliers are aligned with LeasePlan’s strategy for 2012.
LeasePlan’s suppliers take on a variety of key business functions, including vehicle remarketing, servicing, maintenance & repair provision and vehicle rental services, as well as some less visible services, such as credit management, IT and office refurbishment.
There were nine awards presented to the best suppliers in recognition of their “exceptional” service in the past year:
Auction Provider of the Year – Cars: BCA Birmingham
Auction Provider of the Year – LCV: Mannheim Gloucester
Non-Auction Sales Channel of the Year: The Car Shop
Overall Remarketing Partner of the Year: JTK Automotive
Independent SMR Supplier of the Year: Halfords Autocentre
Rental Supplier of the Year: Thrifty Car and Van Rental
Supplier Employee of the Year: Joanne Roberts, JTK Automotive
Indirect Supplier of the Year: Bluestone Credit Management
Managing Partner of the Year: Interface 247
The LeasePlan ‘Overall Supplier of the Year’ was awarded to Thrifty Car and Van Rental.
There were also awards presented to the individuals or companies who particularly demonstrated the LeasePlan values of expertise, respect, passion and commitment:
Best Demonstration of LeasePlan Values by a Supplier – Expertise: Kathy Horsey, BCA
Best Demonstration of LeasePlan Values by a Supplier – Respect: Temco Services
Best Demonstration of LeasePlan Values by a Supplier – Passion: Abil Office Solutions
Best Demonstration of LeasePlan Values by a Supplier – Commitment: Chameleon
LeasePlan operations and service director Matt Cranny said: “It was particularly pleasing to be able to offer awards for demonstrating our core values, as customer service has always been at the centre of LeasePlan’s offering.
“We are looking forward to working closely with all of our suppliers to build on a strong 2011, and will target even greater success in 2012.”