Founded in 1989, Arval’s specialist is in full service vehicle leasing, offering companies tailored solutions that optimise their employee’s mobility and outsource the risks associated with fleet management. Expert advices and service quality are the foundations of Arval with its customers those services. Are delivered in 22 countries among over 4,000 employees, and in 12 other countries through its partner network. Arval’s total leased fleet adds up to 676,100 vehicles throughout the world (June 2011). Arval is part of BNP Paribas Retail Banking “Equipment Solutions”.
Arval Brazil launched its activities in 2006. Total of leased fleet: 10,400 vehicles. Some products: Full Service Lease, Lease Back, Cash Rich, preventive and corrective maintenance, Tires management, Insurance, Road assistance, etc. Arval’s branches are located in São Paulo, Curitiba and Rio de Janeiro.
In the framework of our commitment to the European Road Safety Charter during the next three years Arval Brasil will carry out the following activities:
1. To train our employees with the aim of improving their driving skills and to encourage and follow their improvement thanks to analysis sent to them on a quarterly basis.
2. To organize a Training Safety Driver for our clients (combining theoretical and hands-on driving training): safe and efficient driving course based on 4 main principles: prevention, defense, economic and respectful driving in collaboration with specialized driving school.
3. To incorporate in all our communication to our clients the importance of driver behavior and responsible driving. The communication will be done via e-mailings, quarterly e-newsletters to the clients and corporate identity material to incorporate safe driving advice.
4. To continue to improve drivers' awareness of road safety by publishing various articles on our website www.arvalbrasil.com.br. The articles to be focused on topics such as: seasonal driving safety tips, how to prepare car for winter / summer season, importance of checking tyres etc.
5. We will launch new tool to help fleet managers to control behavior of their drivers. The new tool is based on telematic principle. The system collects data on fuel consumption and mileage but also alerts the driver about the need for a regular service, or the possible failure of the vehicle.