Arval part of BNP Paribas is a leading company on the operational leasing company, with expertize on all types of markets, from fully-developed to emergent ones. Many business opportunities are led by newcomers on the market which open new start-ups or support others as business angels, become investors or are activating in the top management of important corporations present in Romania. Therefore, what Arval represents in numbers and the achievements that settled the international course of the company, plus the expertize of being among the operational leasing leaders on foreign markets, are all highly relevant in bonding these business to business relationships consistently.
- Having reached 1 million of leased vehicles totalled by the Arval fleet;
- Registering a growth of over 25% of the annual number of vehicles ordered by Arval;
- Being the first company to launch a service as Integral Fleet, a unique solution for making the best strategic decision for the entire fleet;
- Making a tradition out of Safety Week, a different kind of Corporate Social Responsibility.
Arval in numbers throughout the world
Arval achieved the milestone of 1 million leased vehicles worldwide. More than 900 employees have joined the company and are now focusing their enthusiasm and talent to contributing to the development of Arval. A growth sustained also by Arval’s historic markets of France, UK, Spain and Italy, with an overall increase of 7% in the leased fleet. Arval is now present in 28 countries and is consolidating its position in Latin America. The Arval Global Alliance now covers 50 countries to offer international fleets a consistent level of high-quality service worldwide.
This unprecedented performance consolidates Arval’s leadership in the European multibrand leasing market and its status as a key industry stakeholder at global level.
Arval Romania: success driven by innovation
Arval consolidated its top position on the Romanian market registering an almost 10% fleet growth & reaching some impressive numbers of: over 7500 vehicles with full operational leasing, 450 – number of total clients and more than 50 employees. The performances delivered by Arval Romania are the direct result of investment in developing the quality offered to our clients and to our drivers.
A worldwide recognition
Finalist in the prestigious “International Fleet Industry Award” category, Arval has been recognised as an industry leader and innovator. This award was indeed designed to give visibility to industry pioneers that have designed tools, products or services that act as game changers in the fleet industry. Runner-up of this award, Integral Fleet was recognized thanks to its capacity to support fleet managers in improving their fleet management and allow them to achieve their goals.
Integral Fleet, a unique solution
The set of data, standard for the entire industry, is easy to upload by the lessor or the client directly in Integral Fleet. It thus frees Arval’s clients working with multi-supply schemes from the burden of having to aggregate all their fleet data from multiple sources, and provides them with a fully customizable 360° view of their fleet. Strategic decision making is consequently facilitated and takes into account all key aspects of their entire fleet, independently of whom they source the services from. Arval was the first in the industry to launch such a service, making it as a reference in the market at an international scale.
Arval Safety Week, a different kind of CSR
Arval Safety Week, the annual campaign focusing on safe driving, has reached its eighth edition in Romania. As a tradition, the campaign envisages the effort of the company to change the driving behaviour and to make all drivers adhere to a new attitude in the spirit of prevention.
Founded in 1989 and fully owned by BNP Paribas, Arval specializes in full service vehicle leasing. Arval offers its customers – large international corporates, SMEs and professionals – tailored solutions that optimize 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 29 countries by over 6,500 employees. Arval’s total leased fleet adds up to 1,028,142 vehicles throughout the world (December 2016).
Arval is a founding member of the Element-Arval Global Alliance, the longest standing strategic alliance in the fleet management industry and the worldwide leader with 3 million vehicles in 50 countries. Within BNP Paribas, Arval belongs to the Retail Banking core activity.
About BNP Paribas:
BNP Paribas is a leading bank in Europe with an international reach. It has a presence in 74 countries, with more than 192,000 employees, including more than 146,000 in Europe. The Group has key positions in its three main activities: Domestic Markets and International Financial Services (whose retail-banking networks and financial services are covered by Retail Banking & Services) and Corporate & Institutional Banking, which serves two client franchises: corporate clients and institutional investors.
The Group helps all its clients (individuals, community associations, entrepreneurs, SMEs, corporate and institutional clients) to realize their projects through solutions spanning financing, investment, savings and protection insurance. In Europe, the Group has four domestic markets (Belgium, France, Italy and Luxembourg) and BNP Paribas Personal Finance is the European leader in consumer lending.
BNP Paribas is rolling out its integrated retail-banking model in Mediterranean countries, in Turkey, in Eastern Europe and a large network in the western part of the United States. In its Corporate & Institutional Banking and International Financial Services activities, BNP Paribas also enjoys top positions in Europe, a strong presence in the Americas as well as a solid and fast-growing business in Asia-Pacific.