The Element-Arval Global Alliance dates back to 1995, when its founders began working together to serve customers with international needs. Element and Arval have since identified and selected best-in-class fleet partners to become members and provide the best international fleet solutions available. The longest standing global strategic alliance in the industry, all members are expert financing and service providers within their respective markets and share a customer-focused service platform, with integrity, consulting and innovation at the core.
As the leading global fleet management company, Element provides world-class financial and management services for commercial vehicle and equipment fleets. With over 2,000 employees, Element has over 1 million vehicles under management. The company helps clients reduce costs and increase productivity through consultative expertise, flexible customer service and innovative technology.
Founded in 1989 and fully owned by BNP Paribas, Arval specialises in full service vehicle leasing and is the industry leader in Europe. Arval offers its customers – professionals, SMEs and large international corporates – tailored solutions that optimise their employees’ mobility and outsource the risks associated with fleet management. Expert advice and service quality, which are the foundations of Arval’s customer promise, are delivered in 26 countries in Europe, Asia Pacific, South America and Africa by over 5,000 employees. Arval’s total leased fleet adds up to 930,000 vehicles (November 2015).
Bringing service excellence to the Southern African business community for over 35 years, Avis Fleet is the largest fleet leasing and management company in Southern Africa, with over 290,000 vehicles under management. Avis Fleet has been a member of the Element-Arval Global Alliance since 1998, delivering service excellence to our customers with fleet requirements in Botswana, Ghana, Lesotho, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland and Zambia.
Operating in the Serbian market since 2014, Fleet Partner specializes in delivering the right full service leasing solution to its clients. The youngest member of the Element Arval Global Alliance, Fleet Partner, is developing fast based on their expert know-how and best practices from different markets and sophisticated IT solutions supported by an experienced and skilled team.
Founded in 1985, Johnson & Perrott Fleet has been providing contract hire and fleet management solutions to businesses throughout Ireland. Johnson & Perrott Fleet manages a fleet of almost 2,000 cars and commercial vehicles for both domestic and international customers, ranging from blue chip multinationals with over one hundred vehicles to home grown small-medium enterprises with less than five. Johnson & Perrott Fleet joined the Element-Arval Global Alliance in 2018.
Bringing service excellence to South America for over 21 years, Mareauto S.A. has over 2,800 vehicles under management. Mareauto S.A. has been a member of the Element-Arval Global Alliance since 2013, delivering exceptional service to our customers with fleets in Colombia, Peru, and Ecuador.
RDA Renting generates efficiency and productivity in their customers’ fleet vehicles through innovative and simple solutions. RDA Renting is owned by local shareholders with strong experience in the automotive market and business services. As the first company in Argentina to offer fleet management services and renting for corporate customers, RDA Renting manages over 4,500 vehicles.
Since its establishment in 1981, Sumitomo Mitsui Auto Service has had a history of combining know-how in three complementary business fields of its shareholders, Sumitomo Corporation, Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group and Hitachi Capital Corporation: the know-how of a trading company specialized in products and diverse business, the know-how of a banking company specialized in finance and the know-how of a manufacturing company knowledgeable in product streams. As a pioneer of the vehicle leasing industry, Sumitomo Mitsui Auto Service has led the industry for more than 30 years. Sumitomo has 40,000 customers in Japan and the number of vehicles owned and managed now has exceeded 590,000 units (consolidated basis).