Lex Autolease secure Local World contract
By Kyle Lindsay
Thursday, March 20, 2014 - 15:00
DEAL: Local World bag Golfs
Media publishing company Local World have selected Lex Autolease to become their sole provider of vehicle and fleet management services.
The regional newspaper publishers, who have 18 offices and 115 titles nationwide, have taken delivery of 35 Volkswagen Golf 1.6litre TDi S hatchbacks for their Field Sales Representatives.
An exclusive four-year agreement, which includes full maintenance and accident management services, is based on a whole life cost model.
The deal is designed to support the company’s monetary objectives and a reduction in its carbon footprint.
“We are delighted to provide the full outsourcing solution to Local World…working together we have designed a fleet solution which meets their specific business objectives.”
Fiona Basson, Lex Autolease
Chris Coward, Head of Commercial Operations at Local World, said: “We are impressed by the high standard of service and range of offerings Lex Autolease provides.
“They’ve worked closely with us to understand our business and objectives, particularly when it comes to reducing our carbon footprint.
“The end result will be a fleet of cars fit for purpose and a better driving experience for our staff.”
Fiona Basson, Corporate Relationship Manager at Lex Autolease, added: “We are delighted to provide the full outsourcing solution to Local World.
“Working together we have designed a fleet solution which meets their specific business objectives.
“Using the whole life cost model has been instrumental in highlighting key opportunities to improve efficiencies for the fleet, such as reducing costs and achieving a leaner, greener fleet for the company.”