Fleet Logistics, which manages in excess of 110,000 cars on behalf of large international fleet customers, has launched into the growing Polish fleet market with new staff and offices in the capital, Warsaw.
Fujitsu Technology Solutions, a subsidiary of leading Japanese information and communications technology company Fujitsu, has outsourced the management of its car fleets in France, Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg to Fleet Logistics.
Many international fleet managers are missing out on substantial manufacturer discounts and reduced costs of ownership because they do not have the necessary consolidated data and information about the running of their fleet on a global basis, Fleet Logistics suggests.
Fleet Logistics reports that it has seen significant fleet growth in 2011, adding 19,000 vehicles to its pan European managed fleet in the last 12 months, largely due to increased centralization of decision making and continued cost cutting at major international corporations.
As part of its European expansion plans, Fleet Logistics has continued the restructuring of its Nordics operation, appointing a new strategic implementation and account manager to cover the region, opening new offices in Helsinki, Finland, and winning a new 1,800-vehicle business account.
The majority of the UK’s largest logistics companies are now overseas owned and account for the greatest share of turnover with further industry consolidation predicted, according to new research from Barclays Corporate and Grant Thornton.
Mobile solutions provider M-Netics has warned of the dangers of complacency as independent research commissioned by the logistics specialist showed that UK businesses feel they have a clear perspective on delivery operations.