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At Daimler Fleet Management the solution starts with you

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Daimler Fleet Management (DFM) is challenging the conventional approach to fleet management – and it’s doing so with considerable success.

Like many fleet management companies, Daimler Fleet Management (DFM) offers funding and fleet management services for fleets of cars and vans. However, while most suppliers deliver a set of pre-selected, standard products, DFM works with their customers to create bespoke solutions that drive greater efficiency. This flexibility extends to the vehicles they provide too; DFM will recommend and fund any make or model – whatever is the best choice for the customer’s business. It is a truly multi-marque solution.

Customers benefit from a dedicated account manager, who takes a collaborative approach and will start by understanding their business challenges before recommending a solution. Whether the objective is to save money, reduce downtime, meet environmental targets or all of the above. DFM will take the time to understand your business before posing a recommendation and with access to a suite of mobility solutions above and beyond traditional leasing models they really do have a resolution to all your mobility needs.

For Tricia Wolfe, general manager at DFM, this ability to start with a blank sheet of paper and build new solutions that drive efficiency for clients has become second nature. When asked about DFM’s approach, she said:

“It’s all about care and attention. Our specialist team build trust with our customers by listening to their needs, and taking a realistic view of their existing fleet. That means asking the right questions – questions that get to the bottom of where their inefficiencies are, and finding out what will work for them.”

“After we’ve defined the strategic approach, we drill down into more detail. We’ll analyse everything from whole life costs to C02 emissions before we make our recommendations – considering every make and model available until we find the most appropriate fleet structure. Through our experience and innovative approach, we’ll often find savings in unexpected areas.”

Once the fleet is in place, DFM continues to monitor the vehicles to ensure they’re as efficient as possible – all with the aim of reducing downtime and fleet spend. Whether it’s speed of response, a wider range of services, or a combination of both, DFM identifies the issue, and delivers solutions that create a better fleet for their clients.

The future

DFM recently strengthened its offering further when parent company, Daimler, acquired European leasing and mobility experts, Athlon – a move that extends their cover across the whole of Europe with a combined portfolio of almost 400,000 units. With their expertise, experience and innovative approach firmly in place, DFM is set to go from strength to strength.

Take the challenge 

DFM is challenging fleet decision makers to spend just 60 seconds telling them their most important objective. Whether it’s reducing C02 emissions, cutting total cost of ownership, improving vehicle reliability, or enhancing employee retention.

Visit daimlersixty.co.uk now to take part.

Email:              dfm@daimler.com        Call:                 01908 697442

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